MailOnline, Page Editor

Recruiter
MailOnline
Location
Kensington, London
Salary
​Competitive salary package, full-time, pension and benefits.
Posted
25 Apr 2016
Closes
25 May 2016
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

MailOnline is the world’s largest English-language newspaper website with over 220 million monthly unique visitors. Our teams across the globe strive to provide our readers with engaging, fast and rolling news, 24/7, 365 days a year. With over 400 journalists worldwide, we continue to grow and require an enthusiastic and talented Page Editor to join our expanding operation.

Profile

The role of Page 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 maintaining 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.

As Page Editor, successful candidates will be able to identify the best content for our readership at any given time, be able to re-prioritise copy that has been curated by the news desk, write engaging headlines and use their instinct and experience to actively shape stories that most interest our audience.

Outstanding candidates should also be able to balance a multitude of editorial objectives and content channels in a fast-paced news environment. Prior experience in 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
  • Identify key content, write headlines, re-order and re-prioritise curated content by the news desk
  • Understand analytics and digital readership to help curate the site
  • Present stories that are visually engaging by merging copy with relevant pictures and video content


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.

Competitive salary package, full-time, pension and benefits

Please send your CV and cover letter by completing the application form below.

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