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Job Title

Northern Editor

Employer

The Irish Times Group

Location

Dublin

Description

The core activity of The Irish Times Group has evolved from six-day print publishing to a seven-day multi-platform news publisher with a market-leading position in the development of subscriptions and maximising revenues.   We focus on producing quality content for our readers, providing media solutions for customers and we continue to grow and evolve in a fast-paced changing media landscape.  The Company is owned by The Irish Times Trust and is managed by The Irish Times DAC.  In recent years, the Irish Times Group expanded its interests to include the Irish Examiner, The Echo, Regional newspapers and Radio stations in addition to the Citywest print facility, the property website MyHome.ie and Irish Times Training. Northern Editor The Northern Editor is a key role for The Irish Times. The successful candidate will have an established track record as a specialist reporter.  S/he will have a broad knowledge of current affairs and will be able to write news and analysis across all platforms.  This role requires a high degree of flexibility, adaptability and an ability to produce first-class work to deadline. The person appointed will initiate and execute coverage of political, economic, cultural and social events in Northern Ireland in consultation with the Newsdesk in Dublin. S/he will demonstrate a deep understanding of history and of the political, institutional and policy choices that lie ahead. S/he will develop coverage accordingly, reflecting an evolving and modern Northern Ireland. The successful candidate will contribute news reports and features articles for all sections of The Irish Times including Opinion, Weekend Review and relevant Podcasts. They will be expected to provide authoritative reporting and incisive analysis of events as required.  The appointees must demonstrate an ability to work independently and with others in initiating and developing news and features. They must also possess initiative, excellent judgment, decisiveness and good interpersonal and organisational skills. Appointment will be made on a fixed term for up to 4 years. The salary and other terms and conditions will be based on the agreement between The Irish Times and the National Union of Journalists.    The closing date for applications is Friday, 3rd September 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.

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54 days ago

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