Chief News Director Wellington
Stuff
Wellington, Newzealand
5d ago
source : Hireejobs

Chief News Director Wellington Were looking for a supermotivated leader with excellent news sense and storytelling skills to take up this coveted role and lead our Wellington team As the Chief News Director reporting directly to the Wellington editor youll help ensure our audiences find important compelling journalism and a captivating mix of stories across our print and digital titles whether they choose to read them in The Dominion Post our community titles on Neighbourly or on stuff co nz NZs most popular news and entertainment site Driving an audiencefirst newsroom approach youll be responsible for managing our news directors reporters and visual journalists finding commissioning and publishing highquality journalism relevant to all our audiences and focusing on ensuring continued growth throughout New Zealand Day to day youll be responsible for driving content and playing a key leadership role in the Wellington news team This is an outstanding opportunity to showcase your leadership skills and news sense Your duties will include Supporting and advancing Stuffs commitment to journalistic excellence Commissioning and publishing high quality relevant content to our audiences Collaborating with key editorial staff across Stuffs newsrooms and verticals Working with the Wellington editor to help lead the newsroom team effectively managing and mentoring staff with a focus on work performance and professional development To be successful in the role you will need to meet the following requirements Expertise in managing large teams of journalists Significant experience in a leadership role in a digital newsroom Deep understanding of what kind of content works online print and or both Media law training Journalism qualification Competent at planning and commissioning content Benefits of working with us Opportunity to work for a company that truly values diversity and inclusion Medical insurance Kiwisaver A strong reward recognition programme A generous parental leave policy for any employees that are the primary or secondary carer Think you can do the job Then apply now and start your journey with Stuff today Stuff is New Zealands leading multimedia company the home of stuff co nz and Neighbourly co nz The Dominion Post the Sunday StarTimes and Sunday News as well as The Press and many other mastheads throughout the country Stuff embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and is committed to creating a workplace which reflects the incredibly diverse customers audiences and communities we serve Disclaimer Stuff does not accept unsolicited agency resumes Stuff is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes careers stuff co nz

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