Media job: Deputy online sports editor, The Scottish Sun

CLOSING DATE: December 6, 2019

Location: Glasgow

We are: News UK, a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world. Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times.

The Scottish Sun Online – Digital Team of the Year 2018 – is one of the fastest-growing news websites in Scotland, with a talented, diverse team who publish among the best coverage of news, features, sports, lifestyle and showbiz.

Your role:

We are looking for a talented editor who is thoroughly passionate about all things journalism and sports to join our rapidly growing team. The deputy online sports editor would support the online sports editor in ensuring we deliver high-quality, exclusive sports content which drives traffic and engagement amongst our readers.

What we’re looking for from you:

The ideal candidate would be someone who is passionate about all things journalism and sports, with an inquisitive mind and impeccable eye for detail. Someone who strives to ensure The Scottish Sun sports page is packed with outstanding, creative and engaging news which has been polished to the highest standard and in a format which appeals to our Scottish Sun readers.

Someone who also understands how to recirculate readers within Scottish Sun Online, keeping them engaged in content and ensuring we get maximum impact through our social media channels and SEO.

Lastly, someone who will continuously drive improvement in work and content through constructive feedback, coaching and mentoring of staff.

Equal opportunities:

The company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and applicants. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We are a diverse team so want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, where talents are fully recognised and utilised.

This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.

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