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The Telegraph - Print Edition Editor

The Telegraph
London (Central)
Competitive + excellent benefits
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Job Details

The Print Edition Editor will be responsible for publishing the print editions of The Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, and the Edition App. The successful candidate will ensure that the news, features, business and sports sections are published to the exacting standards of The Telegraph, and on deadline. 

The role requires excellent news judgment, leadership, the ability to make quick decisions and the confidence to change course when news breaks, the skill of crafting sharp headlines, a keen eye for details and a track record of delivering high quality newspaper pages to daily deadlines.

Key responsibilities

  • Plan and edit the Telegraph’s print news pages and ensure they are produced to the standard readers of the paper expect.
  • Take responsibility for the placing of stories and pictures and make proactive decisions.
  • Create front pages that set the news agenda.
  • Oversee the teams producing the business, features and sports sections and give guidance where necessary.
  • Work with the news, design, picture and digital news desks to ensure the edition is produced efficiently, that the best content is used and is presented consistently with
  • Ensure that the Digital Edition is produced on time, with the same quality of headline and display as the print edition and intervene, where necessary, to update the edition when a story breaks.

Key skills

  • This is a very senior role and experience of leading news production at a national newspaper is essential. The successful candidate will need to be able to work independently, and have the confidence to take tough decisions.
  • Ability to work efficiently, make best use of resources and collaborate with colleagues. 
  • A proven record for accuracy and attention to detail; imagination in writing headlines and in the display of pages; an excellent understanding of what makes a good picture, a superior understanding of language and its correct usage.
  • An understanding of how multimedia digital stories and images can be translated into engaging articles in print. 
  • Effective communication and collaborative skills.
  • Experience in managing people and transforming a department. 
  • A willingness to embrace data to guide decisions on stories and their placement in print.

Our benefits

The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here by creating a suite of benefits that contribute to lifestyle choices and leisure activities. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and parental leave (six months fully paid maternity leave and enhanced paternity/partner leave), to life assurance and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Training and development

With support from your manager and colleagues, you’ll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Our commitment to inclusion

At Telegraph Media Group, we foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds. We believe in equality of opportunity and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

We are proud to be a Level 3 Disability Confident Leader as part of the government’s Disability Confident Scheme. If you are disabled or have a long-term health condition and would like support in applying for any of our roles or if you require any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

To find out more about Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Telegraph Media Group, and for more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our website.


The Telegraph is an award-winning, multimedia news brand synonymous with quality, credibility and authority for more than 160 years. 

We are renowned for the analysis, perspective, opinion and insight our journalism provides to a discerning audience. Every day the content we create sets the news agenda, sparking debate and provoking comment.

Our vision, with quality journalism at the heart, is to pioneer new ways to serve 10 million registered users and 1 million subscribers. We’ll achieve this with a constant focus on our journalism, and by using the data and understanding we have of The Telegraph’s audience to successfully grow our revenue streams from subscriptions to advertising, travel, events, and financial services.
We want to capture diversity of thought through our people, create inclusive working environments that allow everyone to be their authentic selves at work while creating a sense of belonging to ensure we have the highest performing teams.

The Telegraph is proud to be a WORK180 endorsed employer for women in 2021.

For more information on our purpose, beliefs and people values, please visit our website. Visit our careers website to learn more about our people and jobs.

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020 7931 2000
111 Buckingham Palace Road

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