Telegraph Media Group, Assistant Letters Editor

Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
31 Jul 2018
Industry
Journalist
Sector
Nationals, News
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 6 month position on The Telegraph's Letters team.

This is a key role in a small dedicated team selecting and editing readers’ letters for publication online and in print, and will allow you to gain an unparalleled understanding of our audience.

Main responsibilities

  • Assisting with selecting the best readers’ letters for publication each day, digitally and in the paper.
  • Responsiblity for editing the chosen letters for sense, spelling and length.
  • Working with AEM and other digital content management systems to publish online. 
  • Making judgments about the content of letters, using a keen interest in current affairs and recent history to do so. 
  • Taking charge of the Letters page when required, in absence of the editor.
  • Opportunities to write for the Comment Desk.


Specific requirements & skills

  • Journalistic experience of editing and making editorial judgments about content publication for a newspaper or magazine. 
  • Broad knowledge of current affairs, modern history and culture.
  • High levels of accuracy while working to tight deadlines. 
  • Digital publishing experience and knowledge of content management systems (ideally DTI and AEM).
  • A clear idea of what works online and in print.


Click 'Apply' now. 

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