Screen International, News Editor

21 Jun 2012
21 Jul 2012
Job Type
Full Time


Leading international film trade publication Screen International seeks News Editor, to work across and our market print dailies.

About The Brand and Company
Screen International and cover the international film business from a global perspective with news, analysis, features, reviews, commentary, and more.
EMAP is the business-to-business media division of Top Right Group, whose market leading brands includes Retail Week, Broadcast, Construction News and The Architect’s Journal.

About The Role

Job duties include coordinating and editing all news coverage in print and online, both daily breaking news and in-depth analysis. The News Editor will manage news coverage from our network of staff writers/reporters and foreign correspondents. Responsibilities will include assigning and editing all copy and posting online, as well as coordinating Screen’s daily email newsletters. Will also supervise news coverage for daily editions at major film festivals including Cannes and Berlin. News Editor will also coordinate other multi-media content on the website, including photos, video, blogs or podcasts; as well as packaging magazine content for web presentation and creating microsites and new content areas as required. Some writing/reporting will be involved in addition to editing, and the News Editor will also represent Screen in the market. Position is based in London but some travel required.

About The Person

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with extensive experience working in news for a business-oriented publication (including reporting experience), as well as web experience, including work with content management systems. Candidates should have a minimum of two years news editing experience in a daily online environment. Should have demonstrable news judgment and comfort dealing with financial data. This position will require working in a fast-paced news environment but also possessing careful attention to detail and understanding long-term planning. Ability to supervise news budget also required. Film industry knowledge and contacts are useful. Good people skills are vital.

Why Work At EMAP

The work ethic is dynamic. The business is diverse. It's great working for a company that is making money, growing, acquiring and is constantly aiming for 'best in class'. Its easy to be proud working for Emap.

How To Apply

Please send your CV and salary expectations to Applications without salary details may delay the process. The subject of the email needs to clearly state the job title of the vacancy and reference number.
There is no closing date for this position. Successful candidates will be responded to when they apply and any adverts will be removed when the role has been filled. If you are interested, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.