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Newstalk is Ireland’s fastest growing independent media brand. We believe in enlisting and empowering journalists to do impactful, editorially ambitious work. We believe in a collaborative culture. We are looking for someone who would thrive in such an environment and contribute to it.
A robust, engaging web presence is crucial for any media brand; that includes the production and publication of original written content, as well as video, podcasts and interactive media. It is the Digital Editor’s role to maintain quality and consistency across media types and web platforms, with special attention given to driving increased traffic and brand visibility.
Reporting to the Digital Director, the Digital Editor is responsible for taking audience-targeted web content from concept to publication by overseeing a diverse team of staff and freelance contributors and coordinating with internal programming teams. The Editor will work with staff to brainstorm content topics and then delegate assignments to in-house contributors and freelancers.
The right candidate will be a versatile editor. S/he should possess all the abilities to write and edit quickly, concisely, accurately, and in a way that engages our audience. S/he will have demonstrated the ability to distil longer form journalism into great headlines and enticing social media conversations in collaboration with the Social Media Manager.
The right candidate has sharp taste in storytelling and rigorous news judgment. S/he will also edit digital treatments of our daily local journalism.
The Editor will also work with our newsroom, live shows and editorial teams to plan daily digital news production.
We believe Newstalk has an opportunity to have more impact than ever before - to do work of deep and widespread significance, to pursue investigative work, to tell stories innovatively, and ultimately, to enrich the public conversation. This Editor position is an essential part of the team’s pursuit of these goals.
Experience and Qualifications
Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae together with a one-page cover letter – both must be attached as one document - to [email protected]. Please ensure Digital Editor Application is the title of the email.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm, 18th March 2016.