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HTFP Jobs: Editor-in-chief, London

Editor-in-chief

football.london

Based: London

Posted: Fri 30 Jun 2017 Closing Date: Mon 31 Jul 2017
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Employer: Trinity Mirror Plc
Job Category: Multimedia Journalists
Online journalists
Sports journalists
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Websites

Job Description

football.london is the first 24/7, fan-led resource for the Capital’s clubs. Shining a light on the issues supporters truly care about, providing rolling coverage of the latest news and creatively telling stories through a variety of platforms, football.london is one of the fastest growing digital sports brands in the UK.

Role Responsibility

Manage a talented team of journalists and digital producers create, implement and manage the editorial strategy of the site.

Identify new opportunities for growth and development for football.london, particularly around digital sports content, emerging platforms and opportunities for revenue growth.

Work collaboratively with stakeholders from across the company produce outstanding multi-platform content across a number of different channels.

Have a strong understanding of audience analytics, data and insight platforms.

Manage the coverage of major stories, breaking news and content that will make fans remember the site.

Be a forward-facing advocate of the site, working both internally and externally to grow brand awareness.

Help to develop all members of the team.

Maximise opportunities for audience engagement and interaction.

Organise and oversee a fast-paced digital desk.

Ensure all work at all times conforms to Trinity Mirror policies and procedures.

Work closely with the Head of Digital Sport to formulate innovative digital strategies.

The Ideal Candidate

The highest journalistic standards.

Experience of managing a digital-first desk.

A proven track record of growing and cultivating large digital audiences.

A creative approach to content creation and production.

Passion and ideas for digital sports content.

An understanding of what footballers supporters crave.

Expert knowledge of audience analytics and insight platforms such as Adobe Omniture.

Package Description

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) a year
  • Chance to develop your career at Trinity Mirror
  • Competitive pension along with an extensive flexible benefits portfolio

About the Company

Trinity Mirror plc is one of the UK’s largest multimedia publishers. We publish over 150 newspaper brands, including the Mirror and the Daily Record, as well as iconic market-leading regional and local newspaper titles. Digital growth is at the heart of Trinity Mirror's strategy, with a goal of developing and sustaining strong positions across print and digital channels.

Contact Details

Please follow the link...

http://jobsearch.trinitymirror.com/jobs/job/Editorinchief-footballlondon/5725

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Monday 31st July 2017.

Employer Information

Trinity Mirror Plc (view profile)
One Canada Square,
Canary Wharf,
E14 5AP
United Kingdom

Phone: 02075106442

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