The Sun, Night Production Editor - Online

The Sun
11 Jun 2018
11 Jul 2018
News UK
Job Type
Full Time

The Sun Online is the biggest mobile news brand in the UK - and still growing! - with a young, talented, diverse team who publish the best coverage of news, sport, TV and showbiz, lifestyle and family value.

Purpose of role:

Our night team is a pivotal part of our operation, tasked with preparing and publishing newspaper content while maintaining the live publishing operation to the same high standard as throughout the day. We need a talented, committed production journalist to become a key member of this team.

Key accountabilities:

  • Assisting the night editor in publishing throughout the night at the same standard as the daytime operation
  • Stepping up to the role of deputy night editor across the rota and for holiday cover as required
  • Helping to manage the building of paper content, following instruction from Digital Editor and Digital Night Editor and using initiative to decide how presentation can fully maximise traffic
  • Briefing team which stories to build and how to present, ensuring they are done as quickly as possible and then checking and polishing
  • Writing and editing live stories as required
  • Using analytics to make editing decisions
  • Fully aware of legal issues and the IPSO Code of Conduct

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Digital production experience on a national title
  • Unflappable under pressure and delivers work at a consistently high standard
  • Pro-active and displays a willingness to take on any task
  • Positive attitude and good team player
  • Takes initiative in order to achieve desired results
  • Self-starter, organised and a good problem-solver, able to eliminate obstacles through creative and adaptive approaches
  • Experience working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of the The Sun brand, both print and digital
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns across 7 days

Apply by completing the application form below.


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