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The Mail on Sunday, Deputy Diary Editor

Employer
The Mail on Sunday
Location
Kensington, London
Salary
£DoE
Closing date
25 May 2024

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Nationals, Entertainment, News
Discipline
Deputy Editor

Deputy Diary Editor

Location: Mail on Sunday Headquarters – London
Position: Permanent 

The Mail on Sunday is seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious new Deputy Diary Editor.

The successful candidate will have a keen eye for stories as well as an ability to write quickly and with flair. They will have an interest in society news, royals, and an enthusiasm for attending showbiz events and evening parties. Several times a year they will get the opportunity to stand in as the Diary’s editor.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Bring in exclusive stories for the column
  • Make and maintain great contacts
  • Write crisp stories for the weekly column
  • Source and attend events

Applicants will ideally have:

  • NCTJ or similar qualification
  • At least two years’ experience as a reporter
  • The ability to turn around quick, accurate copy
  • The ability to quickly strike up a rapport with people, in person and on the phone
  • A sharp eye for a story

About The Mail on Sunday's Diary:

The Diary pages deliver exclusive stories every week with eye-catching pictures to accompany them. The team has its finger on the pulse of the society scene and brings in stories from the movers and shakers making waves at events in London and beyond.

To apply, please send your CV and a short cover letter explaining why you are ideal for the role.

This role is Tuesday-Saturday and based in our offices in Kensington, London.

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In October, the Mail became the largest news publisher on TikTok with over 7- million followers.

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Our Commitment

We are committed to increasing diversity and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

We are Disability Confident Committed. Please let us know if you require any recruitment documentation in other formats or if you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process. Please be assured that any such information will be held separately to your recruitment application and will not be considered as part of the selection process.

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