JOBFAIRY: Would you like to be part of Newstalk's editorial management team?

Closing date for applications is Friday 1st July 2016.

We are currently looking for a programme editor to join our editorial management team.

Think you're right for the job? Then get in touch....

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

  • To edit programmes to a high professional standard, with quality content that is appropriate to the editorial values of the programme and the station. 
  • To drive editorial strategy across programming on a day to day basis. 
  • To contribute to the onward development of the station’s editorial strategy as part of the editorial management team. 


KEY TASKS:

  • Work with Programme Director in developing and managing content across the schedule
  • Be responsible for editorial management of key station day parts
  • Devise and drive JNLR growth strategy
  • Hold regular feedback meetings with programme teams.  
  • Undertake weekly air checking
  • Develop new programming initiatives
  • Develop innovative digital ideas that are integrated across platform with the dual aim of driving audience on air and online
  • Manage relationships with presenters and producers
  • Manage forward planning initiatives
  • Work with commercial department on indentifying sponsorship and promotion opportunities and revenue generators
  • Develop outside broadcast plans
  • Identify and nurture new on-air talent
  • Identify and co-ordinate training opportunities for staff
  • Develop freelance panel to identify future Producers and Researchers
  • Provide legal guidance to programmes on output and ensure all output is free of libel
  • Ensure all complaints and legal issues are reported to the Programme Director and dealt with in a prompt and professional manner
  • Work with imaging department to develop effective communication of overall station and programme identity on air


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in senior production media role
  • Experience in working with and managing a team
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategy
  • Excellent communication skills

Please send your letter of application together with your CV to [email protected]

Closing date for applications is Friday 1st July 2016.

Shortlisting of candidates for interview is likely to apply.  

Newstalk 106 – 108fm is an equal opportunities employer.