The Sun, Night Production Editor - Online
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.
- Assisting the night editor in publishing thesun.co.uk 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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