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Topical Editor

Norwich, Norfolk

Published
11-05-2018
Job ad details
Published
11-05-2018
Expires
18-05-2018
Job ID
329810609
Job type
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Media,Creative, Design , Customer Services

Topical Editor (Norfolk & Suffolk)
Norwich or Ipswich


Archant is looking for a qualified journalist to join its features team as Topical Editor, working across daily and weekly titles published in Norfolk & Suffolk, including the Eastern Daily Press, East Anglian Daily Times, EDP Norfolk magazine and EADT Suffolk magazine, its weekly newspapers and its many digital platforms.


You will be responsible for generating creative and compelling topical content to build, drive and engage local audiences across our digital platforms and East Anglian print titles, through the creation of search-responsive topical information, articles, video and other content. You will react to the news agenda, coming up with new and varied takes on the days events, responding to news and being able to see the features potential of any scenario.


This is a busy team working on an ever-increasing number of print and digital projects. We are looking for a journalist who is able to generate ideas and produce lively, accurate and concise copy. The ability to recognise commercial opportunities is also highly desirable.


Excellent organisation and communication skills are vital for this role, as is the ability to work accurately to deadlines. You need to be outgoing and confident. The position is full time and could be based in Norwich or Ipswich.


You will have:
A-level standard qualifications and be NQJ (level 5) qualified or equivalent
Experience in a senior journalist role on a daily or weekly newspaper, website or other news outlet
Enthusiasm, great ideas and the creative ability to react in the moment to the news agenda
Lively writing skills and experience of writing for a digital audience
Awareness of how the internet is used to find topical information
An interest and preferably experience in using video and other innovative visual content, online or in print
Good understanding of social media
Ability to use search analytics to identify digital audience and content trends


SALARY & BENFITS
Competitive salary in the range £25,000-£28,000 pa
Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
Cycle to Work scheme
Archant Gold matched charity fundraising
Give as You Earn tax-free charity giving scheme
Structured career progression, ongoing training and personal performance reviews

Plus, the opportunity to work on highly respected papers and the chance to live in one of the most beautiful regions in the country.


WHAT NEXT?

We will be calling and shortlisting for interview on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence. Closing date for receiving completed applications is Friday 18 May 2018.


ABOUT US

We are Archant. The UKs leading local media company.

Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.

We are proud of our historyof our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.

But were forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.

We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients objectives seamlessly.

We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs content that brings storytelling to life.

We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together

And because were ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning New European national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.

You can discover what its like to work here in our Careers Centre at www.archant.co.uk/careers and for a complete view of our portfolio, visit www.archanthub.co.uk


A few facts about us:
We operate over 140 news, lifestyle and special-interest brands throughout Britain.
Every member of our family receives ongoing development from in-house trainers, complete with interactive online learning. Over 40 modules to choose from keeps you at the top of your game.
Theres always something new. Hive, our in-house social media, allows you to find new friends with shared interests and have your say on all things Archant. Come join our Staff Forums and help organise some rip-roaring team nights out!
Archants state-of-the-art print centre team have won numerous awards for their service levels and green credentials. As well as our own newspapers, we print over 40 other publications for brands including The Racing Post, Classic Car Weekly and Oxfam. Our giant presses can print 22 full newspapers per second!
Dialogue is our content marketing agency, producing gorgeous magazines for clients including Rolls Royce, Center Parcs, Royal Ascot and Harley Davidson.
We stage over 100 must-attend events per year. From intimate and interactive digital learning sessions for SMEsto major show-stoppers at London Olympia.


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Job ad details
Published
11-05-2018
Expires
18-05-2018
Job ID
329810609
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Media,Creative, Design , Customer Services