Media job: Deputy news editor

CLOSING DATE: January 12, 2018

THE Press and Journal, Scotland’s best-selling quality newspaper and one of the biggest regional dailies in the UK is seeking a….

Deputy news editor 

This is a golden opportunity to be in the thick of the action at the award-winning Press and Journal.

Based in Aberdeen, you will be reporting to the news editor at the cutting-edge of our newsgathering operation across four distinct local editions serving specific communities – from the Highlands and Islands to Aberdeen.

This is a key role as it not only involves helping to lead our team of reporters and the news desk operation, but also deputising for the news editor when required.

As deputy news editor, you will have a cool head when the pressure is on and be able to prove you can multi-task, and handle news copy with legal safety in mind.

A sharp news sense, with the ability to spot important local news stories and  enhance story quality, and awareness of the wider news agenda across Scotland are vital. Previous relevant newsroom experience is essential for this senior position.

This is a permanent post, working 37.5 hours per week, at our Aberdeen office. We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday pro rata, health cash plan, gym discount, childcare vouchers, excellent pension, a competitive salary and many more staff discounts and benefits.

If you think you have what it takes and the experience required, send your CV and covering letter to:

Richard Neville, editor-in-chief, The Press and Journal, PO Box 43, Lang Stracht, Aberdeen AB15 6DF



Closing date: 12 January 2018