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Content Manager, Ipswich


Brand: East Anglian Daily Times (EADT)

Location: Ipswich

Closing date: Sept. 21, 2015

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We are looking for a senior journalist to take on this key role on the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star newsdesk.

This is a great opportunity for an NCTJ-accredited journalist who wants to develop their career.

You will need : • to be qualified to at least NQJ-accredited senior journalist or equivalent • to have at least two years’ recent reporting experience on a daily or paid-for weekly newspaper • to have ideally some experience of running a newsdesk or an office • to have excellent news judgement • to be full of ideas for print and digital platforms • to have a good knowledge of Suffolk and north Essex • to be able to produce sparkling copy for our newspapers and websites

You will help run the EADT and Ipswich Star newsdesks, in both the supporting role to the news editor as well as leading the entire news operation when required, while taking on reporting duties at other times.

Good organisation and communication skills are vital. You must also have the highest standards of accuracy, and the ability to work under pressure.

In return Archant offers a competitive salary in the range £25k - £32k pa, pension scheme, 5 weeks annual leave and other benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your completed application to lucy.parker@archant.co.uk quoting ref. CM/07/15.

The closing date is 21 September 2015.

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