Telegraph Media Group, Weekend Sports News Editor

Recruiter
The Telegraph
Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive plus an excellent benefits package
Posted
02 Sep 2015
Closes
25 Sep 2015
Ref
REQREF0001570
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Editor, Editorial
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Telegraph Media Group is currently recruiting for a Weekend Sports News Editor to join our award-winning Sports team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Being a member of the news editing team reporting to Head of Sports News.
  • Commissioning and editing content for digital and print.
  • Managing the digital and print platforms to reflect the news agenda across the day or evening.
  • Assisting the Print Editor with decisions over news stories.
  • Speaking to reporters about stories as they develop.
  • Generating exclusive news content.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working on a news editing desk in a fast moving editorially driven Sports department.
  • Strong news sense and judgement and track record of generating exclusive content.
  • Experience of commissioning and editing stories.
  • Ability to respond well under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Broad knowledge of a wide variety of sport, particularly football, rugby union and cricket.
  • An understanding of social media and data and experience of managing digital platforms.


Please note: This is a part-time role which requires weekend work.

To apply, click 'Apply' now.

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