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Archive Editor, Local Recall Project, Norwich


Brand: Eastern Daily Press (EDP24)

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: Aug. 6, 2018

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We are looking for an experienced, proactive person with a passion for local history and a keen interest in local news to lead the editorial end of Local Recall, an exciting new project which reclaims archive news stories for a modern digital audience

The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying key stories and themes which are important to local people in Norfolk and for using our archive to bring them to life

They will build a team of local archivists to ensure the integrity of archive content as it goes from newsprint to new digital formats, and work with staff in the Eastern Daily Press’ Norwich base to build compelling, modern content from it.

  • You will have keen interests in local history, local news, digital publishing, traditional print publishing and social media.
  • You will be friendly and outgoing, with a passion for talking to people and an ability to organise and target them.
  • You will be a self-starter with strong attention to detail and good IT skills.

In return we offer a competitive salary, and excellent benefits including five weeks annual leave and a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period) and a wide range of voluntary benefits including a Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold, charity matched funding.

To apply, email your completed application along with your CV to norfolkapplications@archant.co.uk marked for the attention of Kaye Nichols.

Closing date for receiving applications is 6th August 2018.

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