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Deputy News Editor

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Deputy News Editor REF#: JG31309
Brunswick News
Location: Saint John, New Brunswick
Posted: March 23, 2021
Deadline: April 30, 2021
Salary:

Description

Newsroom editors at Brunswick News are our editorial leaders. They ensure a consistent, timely and relevant package of content is presented to our readers - driving engagement and attracting new customers. They are effective, professional managers of our reporters and collaborate on a daily basis with their editor colleagues, page building staff, the web desk and the editor-in-chief.

The deputy news editor position will be filled by an ambitious and experienced journalist. This person will have a strong understanding of journalism fundamentals as well as digital content tools such as social media, search-engine optimization and online presentation. This editor will work from our Saint John office.

Responsibilities: 
  • Assist the managing editors in co-ordinating the flow of copy each working day.
  • Contribute to TJ.news digital growth goals - i.e. subscription sales and web traffic. Our task is to get the right story in front of the right reader at the right time.
  • Ensure all aspects of assigned news stories are ready for publication online and in print - e.g. balance, context, completeness, readability, relevance, legal considerations.
  • Step in to manage newsrooms at our various offices during managing editor absences. Occasional travel to other cities will be required.
  • A Monday to Friday work week will be standard. However, covering some weekend shifts will be required as well.
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • A track record of excellence in journalism.
  • Ability to lead editorial staff. 
  • Knowledge of media law and CP Style.
  • Desire to work as part of a team with the ability to juggle multiple tasks under deadline pressure.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • BA degree, journalism degree/diploma and professional publishing courses are a plus.


Please send a cover letter stating you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Board and resume to:

Jackson Doughart
Brunswick News


E-mail: doughart.jackson@brunswicknews.com
 
 
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