Deputy Editor Northumberland Gazette, Berwick Advertiser, Morpeth Herald, News Post Leader

Job reference: J-1174

Location: Northumberland

Closing date: 29/03/2021

Job start date: 06/04/2021

Salary: Not specified

Employment type: New Permanent Position

Department: Editorial

Hours per week: 37.5

Deputy Editor: Northumberland Gazette, Berwick Advertiser, Morpeth Herald, News Post Leader 
We are looking for a Deputy Editor for our JPIMedia weekly newspapers and websites in the North East.
We want someone who understands and will champion the towns as our businesses and communities start to recover from the global pandemic.
The successful candidate will be able to support the editor in overseeing the day-to-day operation in print and online and deputise in their absence.
We need someone who has plenty of creative ideas, is cool under pressure, has great news judgement and enjoys nurturing young talent.
You will have at least three years' experience in a senior editorial position and will be used to responding quickly to breaking news stories as well as planning content and campaigns for the future.
You must be a good communicator and be able to work in a fast-paced news environment, with skills in both print and digital production.
You will be passionate about the North East and the titles and be a representative for both in the local community and beyond.

JPIMedia is committed to being an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce.  We will consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.  We encourage and consider flexible working arrangements for all roles.


The closing date for this job has now passed.