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HTFP Jobs: Digital Audience and Content Editor, Merseyside

Wirral Globe and St Helens Star

Based: Merseyside

Posted: Thu 6 Jan 2022
Closing Date: Fri 28 Jan 2022
Employer: Newsquest Media Group
Job Category: Digital content producers
Digital journalists
Editors
Senior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Digital Audience and Content Editor

Wirral Globe and St Helens Star

Based: Merseyside

Posted: Thu 6 Jan 2022
Closing Date: Fri 28 Jan 2022
Employer: Newsquest Media Group
Job Category: Digital content producers
Digital journalists
Editors
Senior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

WANTED: Digital Audience and Content Editor – Merseyside

We’re looking for a dynamic digitally-led journalist to take the award-winning Wirral Globe and St Helens Star news brands to the next level online.

Working alongside the editor, we are looking for a candidate to motivate, mentor and develop the reporting team to get the very best out of their news stories and support continued audience growth.

You will have specific responsibility for driving growth on the Wirral Globe website and its associated social media platforms.

The role includes helping with all aspects of our day to day digital production, from developing story ideas and producing content to leading the news agenda and ensuring reporters present their articles in the best possible way.

You will be:

  • Full of digital ideas and confident on how to make them sing online
  • Happy mentoring and developing reporters
  • Confident with analytics and SEO and how to use them to maximise digital traffic
  • A master on social and how best to use it
  • A qualified senior reporter or chief reporter looking to make their next step in local journalism
  • Ideally based in Merseyside and able to get out on patch as and when needed

Contact Details

What we offer:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great team on a competitive salary. Although the role is primarily home-based you will be expected to work from the field when required as well as having access to our central Cheshire/Merseyside office in Warrington.

So if you’d like more information, please send your CV and application letter via elaine.hunt@newsquest.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday, January 28 but applications will be viewed as soon as submitted.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 28th January 2022.

Employer Information

Newsquest Media Group
United Kingdom