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The Times and The Sunday Times, Deputy Money Editor

Employer
News UK
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 May 2022

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Nationals, Finance, News
Discipline
Financial Journalist, Deputy Editor
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Job Details

Deputy Money Editor

The Times and The Sunday Times are seeking a deputy editor for the personal finance department.

Your role: You will commission, edit and write news and analysis for the Money pages and for all sections of the papers across print and digital. You must have original ideas, a passion for data and be able to write hard news, colourful features and in-depth analysis. 

You will have experience working as a senior reporter or commissioning editor at a national newspaper, major news organisation or trade publication. You will have precise commissioning and copy-editing skills and the ability to present strong story ideas at news conference. 

Apply with your CV and a covering letter by May 15.

Day to day you will:

  • Successfully manage productive relationships with the editor, the Money editor and journalists across the newsrooms

  • Conceive and deliver exclusive stories that appeal to Times and Sunday Times readers

  • Work with writers in the Money team and on The Times and The Sunday Times to commission distinctive and engaging content

  • Work with production colleagues in design, pictures and sub-editing to produce money supplements as efficiently as possible, meeting deadlines

  • Commission and edit digital packages that increase engagement and support subscriber growth

  • Investigate money issues and associated features that would inform and appeal to Times and Sunday Times readers

  •  Deputise for the TNL money editor in managing relationships with marketing, commercial and new business ventures

  • Attend news conference as required and present the Money list to the editor

  • Support the Money editor to manage the department, develop talent and support progression of staff  and manage costs within budget

 

What we’re looking for from you:

 

  • Experience working as a senior reporter or commissioning editor on a national newspaper or trade magazine

  • Demonstrable interest in personal finance

  • An ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and with rigorous accuracy·  

  • Able to commission content for multi-platform digital products

  • Able to use social media platforms to engage current and new audiences for The Times and The Sunday Times

  • Persuasive presentation skills, well-developed interpersonal skills, with the ability to problem-solve and negotiate positive outcomes

  • Able to communicate succinctly and effectively

  • A strong understanding of editorial compliance and regulatory issues

Life at News: At News UK we believe our people are our heartbeat - they are the driving force behind our brands and we want the ways we work to enable people to thrive.  Some of us work flexibly, in many different ways. We encourage you to talk to us about the flexibility you would like. We can’t promise to offer exactly what you want, but do provide multiple flexible working options.  Many of us work in a hybrid way between one of the News UK & Ireland offices and remotely.  

We champion diversity and inclusion, we strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential and ensure everyone feels valued. We support this through our Diversity Board, D&I  strategy & training, creating more diverse content and our intern and apprenticeship programmes.  We also have 8 employee-led networks; Cultural Diversity, News is Out, GenZ, Sustainability Champions, News for Parents, Women in Tech, News UK Christian Fellowship and we are awaiting the launch of our Women’s Steering Group. 

We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK supporting the Health and Wellbeing of our staff. We offer private medical insurance covering pre-existing conditions, discounted gym memberships, ClassPass at Home, weekly virtual HIIT, yoga and run club classes, and a ‘Bikes for Work’ scheme, as well as offering opportunities for physio/massage, counselling and legal support. 

In addition we also offer:

 

  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;

  • 30 days holiday and up to 4 volunteering days per year;

  • Maternity leave up to 18 weeks full basic salary & paternity leave up to 2 weeks;

  • Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access.

 

We want to ensure that everyone we meet has the opportunity to perform to their best when interviewing, so feel free to let us know, at any stage, whether you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and we will do our best to accommodate.  

 

Company

News UK is a great company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are a company which has journalism at its very heart.

Our newspapers and associated websites are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week.

They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry.

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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