Job Details: News Desk Editor

News Desk Editor

Job Specification

Job Title: News Desk Editor
Ref: 5127
Location: Europe: London, UK
Salary: Negotiable: Please quote salary expectation on application
Sector: Operations & Production
Type: Freelance

Job Details

A leading international broadcast organisation currently has an opportunity for a News Desk Editor to join it on a freelance, ad-hoc basis. In this role you will be responsible for providing outstanding editorial judgement and journalism and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the ever changing requirements of multi-platform news delivery.

As the News Desk Editor, you will set up next day agendas and plan coverage, monitor social media platforms and deliver quality research on current news stories as and when required.

To be considered for this role, you must have worked within a news environment in a similar role and be able to prove resourcefulness to chase news angles, gather information and obtain quality news content. It is also important that you have a good understanding of media law and compliance issues.

It is essential that you have excellent communication, planning and organisation skills and have worked on a busy news desk, with the ability to deliver creative ideas.  You must also have a flexible work approach as you will be required to work in a live environment.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced News Desk Editor to work for a major broadcast organisation based in the UK.

If you feel you have the right skill-set and determination to succeed in this exciting position and you are already eligible to work in the UK, please apply with a copy of your CV now.

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