Media job: Associate news editor, The Scottish Sun

CLOSING DATE: February 5, 2021

NEWS UK is 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. News UK is also home to Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations.

The Scottish Sun is recruiting an associate news editor. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a pivotal role in the day-to-day running of the nation’s best-selling daily paper both online and in print.

What we’re looking for from you:

As a key member of the team, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record in journalism and managing print and digital teams.

They must be comfortable working to tight deadlines while also being able to manage a significant additional workload. Strong organisational, people and communication skills are a must, as well as drive and ambition.

The successful candidate will also:

Adapt to changing priorities across both print and digital;

Be flexible working across seven days;

Have the ability to manage a large team;

Be a good motivator;

Have great people management skills;

Be able to work effectively and calmly under pressure; and

Be organised and have the ability to look beyond the day-to-day pressures with forward planning.

Equal opportunities:

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

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