Brand: The Comet
Closing date: April 26, 2019
Download: Job Description
Do you want to play a key role in steering the direction of Hertfordshire’s leading community papers?
We’re looking for an experienced journalist with sound news judgement to oversee the print production of the Comet Series, the Herts Advertiser, the Welwyn Hatfield Times and the Royston Crow.
Based in the head office of Archant Herts & Cambs in Stevenage, you will be part of a bustling newsroom, working alongside the editor and group editor to decide on the content for each of our titles.
Whether it’s choosing the best photographs for a lively picture spread, shaping headlines which will attract our readers’ attention, or selecting what stories are worth appearing on a particular page, you will be instrumental in the production process.
We offer a competitive salary and full training in the use of our in-house production system to ensure you can hit the ground running when you begin the role.
It is essential that you will have passed the NQJ senior examinations and be prepared to move onto the patch before beginning your employment.
Closing date for applications is April 26 2019 and we expect shortlisted candidates to be available soon after for interview.
Send a cover letter and CV to Herts Group Editor Matt Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org
SALARY, BONUS & BENEFITS
We are Archant. The UK’s leading local media company.
Archant people are driven, motivated and passionate about positive change.
We are proud of our history…of our trusted, market-leading heritage newspaper and magazine brands that remain an integral part of everyday life.
But we’re forward-thinking people too. We obsess about innovation, creativity, service and expertise, relentlessly striving to be the most engaging media in every community we serve.
We are on a mission to make digital marketing accessible to all. We build websites, provide complete SEO services and deliver targeted, bespoke digital campaigns that fit our clients’ objectives seamlessly.
We produce video, animation, e-newsletters, apps, blogs – content that brings storytelling to life.
We stage vibrant, celebrated, must-attend events where like-minded people come together…
And because we’re ideas people, we think fluidly. Our multi-award winning ‘New European’ national tabloid broke all records as the fastest newspaper launch in history – just nine days from concept to hitting the shops.
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