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HTFP Jobs: Group Head of Politics, Dundee

DC Thomson

Based: Dundee

Posted: Thu 12 Mar 2020
Closing Date: Thu 9 Apr 2020
Employer: DC Thomson
Job Category: Management
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Group Head of Politics

DC Thomson

Based: Dundee

Posted: Thu 12 Mar 2020
Closing Date: Thu 9 Apr 2020
Employer: DC Thomson
Job Category: Management
Specialist reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

DC Thomson Media is changing the way it delivers journalism for a world that is changing faster than ever.

We are creating a series of specialised teams focusing on delivering outstanding digital journalism for specific audiences with the aim of driving digital subscriptions.

We have recently launched our Premium Politics Team, which produces political content for both The Press and Journal and The Courier websites. Now we are looking for a brilliant senior journalist to lead that team, which operates across Holyrood, Westminster, Aberdeen and Dundee.

This is a superb opportunity for someone who wants to go beyond creating click-bait content. We’re looking for a creative and driven individual to lead our talented team as they produce good, old-fashioned scoops and tell stories in new and innovative ways, across multiple channels.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be a senior journalist, preferably with pre-existing management experience​
  • Have highly-developed story-telling skills and the ability to use various digital tools to accomplish that goal​
  • Have a relaxed leadership style as they coach a highly-organised team in their efforts to identify and meet their own targets​
  • Be responsible for team members’ overall, and individual, development needs​
  • Understand the importance of data and insight to fuel story creation choices

Contact Details

To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 35 hours per week.  We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, Health Cash Plan, Onsite Staff Gym, excellent Pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.

For further information, please visit dcthomson.co.uk/vacancies

Closing date for applications is Thursday 9th April 2020.

 

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Thursday 9th April 2020.

Employer Information

DC Thomson
Dundee,
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