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News Editor at Haymarket

July 26, 2014

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Brand/Title Description

PRWeek has become famous for breaking big political and business stories – the brand is offering a rare opportunity for a talented and ambitious journalist to lead this industry-defining news output.

The successful candidate will lead the PRWeek’s reporting team and manage the brand’s flagship news coverage, regularly bringing in exclusive stories of national importance as well as providing in-depth features and analysis.

The role requires oversight of the overall news coverage across the brand; establishing the news running order and working closely with PRWeek’s reporting team to shape and edit their work.

PRWeek is a multi-channel, multi-media operation, and the candidate will need to work across website output, print products, live events and web/mobile apps.

The successful candidate will have a deep interest in current affairs and the world of politics and media. You will also write extensively about the wider communications industry, so an interest in brands, marketing and popular culture would be beneficial.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in business or political news journalism and experience of subbing and editing the work of others.

Must be an experienced digital journalist, used to producing quick-turnaround stories for the web and with a strong understanding of, and passion for, new digital channels to market such as web apps.

A deep interest in current affairs in general and UK politics in particular is a must. A strong track record of heavyweight news reporting on a leading b2b title or newspaper is also vital. An understanding of brands and marketing would also be desirable.

If you think you have got the drive, energy and expertise to drive high quality news content across our award-winning brand then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and a brief covering note.

How To Apply

Haymarket is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community.

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