Digital News Editor

Location:London
Job Type:Full Time
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Job Description

About Us

Global is one of the world’s leading Media & Entertainment groups. As the UK’s largest commercial radio company, Global reaches more than 32 million people every week including 25 million on the radio alone through its respected media brands; Capital, Heart, Classic FM, Smooth, LBC, Radio X, Capital XTRA and Gold. Global recently moved into outdoor advertising following the major acquisitions of Primesight, Outdoor Plus and Exterion Media. With over 250,000 outdoor advertising points, Global is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in Europe. The company headquarters is in London’s iconic Leicester Square.

Come join Global’s Newsroom, as we evolve and expand our digital offering across our market-leading apps and websites.

We’re looking for online journalists who live and breathe news. People who know their ERGs from their DUPs. As an all-rounder - you’ll be a dab hand at writing, editing, curating, SEO and social media.

Responsibilities:

Write and distribute the news across our digital and social platforms, including desktop and mobile web, apps, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Report news as it happens online with strong breaking news skills and generate web traffic through application of advanced social media showcasing skills.

Keep users up-to-date with the latest news stories.

Work with Global’s Newsrooms across the UK to create digital version of their exclusive stories.

Formulate a well-rounded daily coverage plan that gives people the news that interests them.

Identify compelling, unique stories and user-generated content of interest to our audience.

The Essentials

Experience of working in a newsroom.

All the skills needed to be an online journalist.

This will require overnight and weekend work.

You’ll be working from our London office, in Leicester Square.

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