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Newsquest Media Group

Based: Brighton and the South of England

Posted: Mon 30 Sep 2019
Closing Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019
Employer: Newsquest Media Group
Job Category: Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Specialist reporters
Management
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Community Manager

Newsquest Media Group

Based: Brighton and the South of England

Posted: Mon 30 Sep 2019
Closing Date: Mon 28 Oct 2019
Employer: Newsquest Media Group
Job Category: Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Specialist reporters
Management
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

Following our recent advertisement for a Community Manager in the North, we now have an exciting opportunity for a Community Manager to work with our titles in the South to create a Community News Network.

The role – which is being funded by Google as part of a wider project - will involve working with our titles to develop a sustainable source of engaging community content for our print titles and websites. It will initially be based in Brighton but travel will be involved to our titles in the South of the country.

This includes:

  • Working with journalists in each newsroom to help them develop their own source of community content from their own contacts and being able to spot good stories hidden in raw copy
  • Working with communities or contacts yourself when necessary or as required to build relationships with contributors
  • Having great people skills – knowing how to the get the best out of contributors, be able to offer constructive criticism, while making them feel valued
  • Holding regular forums with groups of contributors to build strong relationships and develop high quality engaging content from them
  • Working with the Digital Content Social & Audience Manager on best ways of sharing community content across all platforms for maximum engagement

Contact Details

If this exciting new ground-breaking role sounds ideal for you please email your application to Amanda Langton amanda.langton@localiq.co.uk by October 28th.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Monday 28th October 2019.

Employer Information

Newsquest Media Group
58 Church Street,
Weybridge
United Kingdom

Phone: 01633 777199