Digital Night Editor- Liverpool

Reach plc
Liverpool, Merseyside, England
12 Oct 2018
09 Nov 2018
Reach plc
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to work in one of the country's most vibrant newsrooms based in the best city in the entire world?
The Liverpool Echo is looking for a highly-talented and creative digital journalist to drive and grow our night-time operation.

The perfect candidate will have not only have an impeccable news sense, but also a clear understanding of what our audience wants and when they want it.

Working Wednesday to Sunday from 4pm each day, the digital night editor will work across all editorial departments to drive audience to our digital publishing platforms and direct the night news reporting team.

Role Responsibility

  • Maintain a strong online presence across social media platforms
  • Build audience engagement through excellent online storytelling abilities
  • Provide direction to fellow journalists
  • Create and present engaging content based on search and social media trends and audience behaviour - often when time is of the essence

The ideal candidate
You'll demonstrate initiative, be a self-starter with experience in content management systems and analytics.
We expect candidates to have the National Qualification of Journalism or equivalent but will consider, in special circumstances, applicants without this who have an an exceptional track record in digital publishing.

Package Description
In addition to competitive salaries, bonus structures (if applicable) and a contributory pension scheme, Reach plc offer a whole host of voluntary flexible benefits. These include a car scheme, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, staff discounts, season tickets & parking loans and an employee assistance programme.

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