Media Job: Head of digital content – Romanes Media Group

CLOSING DATE: June 6, 2014

ROMANES Media Group is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking individual for the newly created role of head of Digital Content. This is an exciting opportunity for a quality online journalist to help devise and deliver our online content strategy.

The successful applicant will demonstrate a forensic understanding of content which delivers audience to already established online platforms while at the same time having the strategic vision to develop those platforms and establish new commercially viable platforms.

They will also have a proven track record in news gathering and of managing editorial teams. Strong communication skills and an evangelical belief in a strong future for local news delivery across all mediums is essential, as is the technical understanding of SEO and the use of social media. A strong commercial sense will also be a distinct advantage.

Reporting to the managing director, this position offers a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop their career in a highly successful company where decisions are made quickly and the business moves at a fast pace. You will be part of the senior management team making those decisions and setting the pace.

Romanes Media Group is a highly successful multimedia publisher with over 30 well established newspaper brands, all with associated websites and mobile platforms. In addition we have a stable of magazines and niche publications both in print and online. Our base is in Scotland although we have highly successful businesses in Northern Ireland and Berkshire.

The successful candidate would ideally be based in Scotland.

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus package as well as private health care and a contributory pension scheme.

Applications including a full CV should be sent to:

Closing date for applications: 6th June