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Job Title

Assistant News Editor

Employer

The Irish Times Group

Location

Dublin

Description

The Irish Times wishes to appoint an Assistant News Editor to join its editorial team in Tara Street.  Working under the direction of the News Editor and Deputy News Editor, the Assistant News Editor will help in the running of the News Desk to service the demands of a busy digital news operation and print edition. The role involves planning and initiating news coverage, identifying news priorities and story angles and managing and editing day-to-day coverage. The successful candidate will be expected to help reporters to generate exclusive and diary news stories for digital and print under pressure of tight deadlines. They will be expected to help ensure the best treatment of those stories on all platforms.   Experienced journalists with a strong news sense, good organisational skills and the ability to deliver accurate news stories for publication will be considered for this opportunity.  Assistant News Editors work a variety of shift patterns from early morning until late evening.   This is a fixed term contract. The salary and other terms and conditions will be based on the Agreement between the Company and NUJ.   The closing date for applications is Friday, 18th June 2021. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@irishtimes.com.     The Irish Times is an equal opportunity employer.  .

Date Added

13 days ago

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