Digital Edition Content Editor

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Description

Telegraph Media Group has set the pace for change within the UK newspaper industry. Our multi-platform digital operation complements our print product, delivering the highest quality journalism. This transformation means we remain ahead of our competition at the leading edge of the ever-changing media landscape.

A key component among our products is the Digital Edition app. We are looking for content editors who are highly skilled in editing news, features and sport copy, have a meticulous eye for detail and a determination to produce the best possible editions for our readers.

Requirements

Key responsibilities of the role

  • Transferring copy from Telegraph print editions and optimising for iPad and other tablet and mobile formats.
  • Devising and implementing a plan for individual sections of the tablet edition each day.
  • Making sound news judgements.
  • Writing attention-grabbing headlines and captions.
  • Overseeing final checks and publication of the tablet editions.
  • Working swiftly and without error as part of a team
  • Leading production of the team on a regular basis, and overseeing the work of freelance workers.

Please note: this role usually covers a 4:30pm - 1:00am shift time, on a rota basis including weekends (one on, one off).


Specific skills required for the role

  • Headline and caption writing.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technology.
  • Working with speed, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Detailed knowledge of current events, the news agenda and social media & technology trends.
  • Ability to work as part of the editorial team and pass on skills to others.
  • Ability to lead the team, to make sound and swift news judgements, and to be answerable for those decisions.


The Telegraph’s goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer, hiring solely on merit and business need. We encourage applications regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood and disability. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

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