Editor, Greenock Telegraph

CLOSING DATE: December 7, 2012

An exciting opportunity exists for an editor to take charge of Scotland’s oldest local evening newspaper – the Greenock Telegraph.

We are looking for an inspirational leader who has a proven track record of leadership on daily or paid-for weekly newspapers to drive the development of the company’s flagship newspaper and multimedia strategy.

The successful candidate will have a desire to play a prominent role in the social, business, political and media arena in the local community and a can-do approach to the many challenges of today’s fast-changing media world.

The essential criteria for this position are effective people management skills alongside a track record of excelling at both the strategic and operational level in a multi publishing environment.

There will be a requirement to create a development plan for the paper that will organise resources to produce a first-class modern title both in print and online, with the twin aim of building readership while providing the right platform to grow commercial viability.

In return, an excellent salary and benefits package is offered.

Only those who believe they can deliver the highest standards across all aspects of newspaper management should apply, with a full CV stating current salary, to: headoffice@cfpress.co.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 7th December 2012

Email: headoffice@cfpress.co.uk