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HTFP Jobs: Senior Content Editor (Print), Darlington

The Northern Echo

Based: Darlington

Posted: Fri 14 May 2021
Closing Date: Fri 9 Jul 2021
Employer: The Northern Echo
Job Category: Management
Newsdesk
Production
Sub-editors
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Senior Content Editor (Print)

The Northern Echo

Based: Darlington

Posted: Fri 14 May 2021
Closing Date: Fri 9 Jul 2021
Employer: The Northern Echo
Job Category: Management
Newsdesk
Production
Sub-editors
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

The Great Daily of the North, The Northern Echo is looking for a senior content editor (print) to join its leadership team at a period of rapid expansion and record-breaking growth.

This is a key leadership role with Newsquest's flagship daily and we are looking for a passionate senior journalist to lead our print operation as we look to further cement our position as the leading news brand of the region.

As well as attracting a huge audience to its website, The Northern Echo has the largest print circulation of any of Newsquest's 200+ titles in England and Wales - and we are looking for a print specialist to help us keep it that way.

We have big plans, and the successful candidate will be joining at an exciting period of growth and redevelopment following a raft of exciting appointments in recent months.

About you

This is a key role which requires a natural leader who can put their own stamp on this exciting opportunity to ensure our print edition showcases the best of our content and delivers a quality product for our readers.

Working closely with other newsroom leaders, you will oversee the smooth production and outputting of the print edition of The Northern Echo. You will be a print specialist with a first-rate news sense and production/design skills to match, preferably using inDesign.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years' experience on a daily newspaper and be someone who lives and breathes quality news and has a passion for print allowing others to focus their attention on digital. You will also be a senior leader who can deputise for our editor.

About us

The Northern Echo is one of the best-selling regional newspapers in the UK and Newsquest's flagship title. As part of Newsquest, you will join one of the biggest publishing companies in the UK during a period of major transformation, in both print and online.

The position is being offered with a competitive salary and the option to be based remotely or (when offices reopen) from our Darlington head office.

Contact Details

If this sounds like the job for you, or for an off-the-record chat, email group editor Karl Holbrook at karl.holbrook@newsquest.co.uk. To apply please include a CV and a brief covering letter.

Apply to:

Mr Karl Holbrook
Group editor
Newsquest
The Northern Echo

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 9th July 2021.

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The Northern Echo