MailOnline, Homepage Editor

Kensington, London
20 Oct 2020
20 Nov 2020
Job Type
Full Time

MailOnline, the world’s largest English-language newspaper website with over 200 million monthly unique visitors globally, is looking for an experienced page editor to join the London team.

Our teams across the globe strive to provide our readers with engaging, fast and rolling news, 24/7, 365 days a year. With over 360 journalists worldwide, we continue to grow and require an enthusiastic and talented Homepage Editor to join our expanding UK operation.

The role of Homepage Editor encompasses the daily management of page editing and news gathering processes relating to the editorial team.

In particular, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the quality and output of news in alignment with the 24-hour news operation of MailOnline and in accordance with the editorial objectives set by the UK Editor.

A strong track record of news gathering, editing and managing a team is essential, together with an understanding of digital 24-hour news and the processes and pressures that come with operating in this environment.

Outstanding candidates should also be able to balance editorial objectives in a fast-paced news environment. Prior experience in online publishing is essential.

Core responsibilities

  • Direct, develop and maintain the quality and output of rolling, 24-hour, digital news
  • Attend and contribute to daily conferences with the UK Editor
  • Establish a strong sub-editing process, manage breaking news, and identify content that engages our readership
  • Understand analytics and digital readership to help curate the site

The above list is not exhaustive and constantly evolving, based on the needs of the business.

MailOnline operates on a rota basis, seven days a week, which requires a flexible approach to meeting shift patterns.

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