Editor - The Listener
Auckland, AU
3d ago

About the role

The Listener is one of the most iconic brands in New Zealand media. Since 1939 The Listener has set the agenda on social, political, health and environmental issues as well as entertaining and informing our audience with quips, quotes, and quizzes and of course our listings of TV, radio and now streaming options for the week.

The Listener is in growth, both in terms of copy sales and advertising revenue and is well positioned to continue its strong performance.

We’re looking forward to welcoming a new editor to help lead the next phase in this iconic journey & exciting growth plans across in print and digital.

Duties :

This role reports directly to our award-winning editor-in-chief who will be working on our growth strategies, the editors role will take over responsibility for :

  • Detailed content planning for each issue
  • Commissioning and managing contributors
  • Budget Management
  • Day to day team management
  • Workflow and deadline management
  • Publicity and promotion for The Listener
  • Feature writing
  • Skills and experience

    We invite suitable candidates to apply and will be assessed on the following criteria :

  • 10+ years news journalism experience in a senior role
  • Preference on reporting in the following categories : Politics, Business, Finance, Social issues, Environment, Health.
  • Prior management experience of a team is required.
  • Print and digital media experience is preferred
  • Strong industry relationships a network of contacts is required both within the media industry and in key categories listed above.
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