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Head Of Editorial Development


The Examiner Group




The Irish Examiner is looking to recruit the following editorial position:- Head of Editorial Development. Reporting to the Editor of the Irish Examiner publication, and a key member of the senior editorial management team, the person appointed will be responsible for driving and delivering editorial development and innovation across the Irish Examiner newspaper and all related websites. The appointee will help lead and oversee the integration of a multi-platform newsroom and will take advantage of new technologies to introduce fresh approaches to forms of working, workflows and structures. The successful candidate will demonstrate an in-depth appreciation of print and digital to create and implement a joint strategy. They will be able to point to a record of achievement in this area and also demonstrate their ability to develop projects from concept through to implementation. Their experience of change management will assist them to streamline processes while co-ordinating and diversifying editorial content and output to meet the changing demands of readers and customers across their preferred platforms. It is important that candidates can demonstrate a commercial sensibility and be able to support their application with examples of revenue growth and the creation of new audiences both in print and online. They will be experienced users of social media and will appreciate the potential of mobile information, audio and other emerging technologies. They will be an experienced and respected journalist, ideally with experience in a range of publishing operations and markets, with a personal philosophy which aligns to the standards and values of the Irish Examiner. Their successful record of leading change in a print and digital media environment will be paired with a demonstrable ability to transform creative ideas into a practical reality. Their sense of initiative and strategic drive will be allied to a capability to bring the rest of the team on the journey with them. Apply to: Human Resources Manager. Examiner Group. Linn Dubh, Assumption Road, Blackpool, Cork. Closing date for applications: Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This job originally appeared on

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89 days ago