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Commercial Editor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Trinity Mirror North East is looking for a talented and creative Commercial Editor to work with our award-winning editorial teams in Newcastle and Teesside.

 Working as a lynchpin between our editorial and commercial departments, the role puts you at the heart of an operation delivering impressive digital audience and revenue growth. 

Role Responsibility

You’ll head up a team of commercial editorial writers and production journalists working across print, digital, video and social media platforms to create and publish compelling revenue-generating content that engages readers and delivers on clients’ expectations.

You’ll be involved in brainstorming, pitching, commissioning and delivering high-quality commercial content packages across a diverse range of subject matters and publication platforms.

You’ll organise and manage the publication of commercial content for print products (the Chronicle, Journal, Gazette and Sunday Sun) and digital platforms (ChronicleLive and GazetteLive, soon to be rebranded as Teesside Live), working with our editorial teams to maximise commercial opportunities around the content they produce, and creating bespoke packages for clients.

You’ll also act as an ambassador for the business externally as part of our senior editorial and commercial management team. 

The Ideal Candidate

  • You’ll be a trained journalist with at least two years’ experience. Full NCTJ-accredited qualifications are essential, and experience of print and digital production journalism is vital.
  • A proven understanding of, and track record in, producing and managing content which meets legal and ethical requirements is important, and ideally you’ll have experience of working in a management role within a newsroom.
  • You’ll understand the needs of commercial business partners and will be skilled at devising creative solutions which meet clients’ needs.
  • You’ll be adept at using social media to find and promote content, and you’ll be comfortable using data and analytics to respond to audience and customer behaviour.

If you think you can bring these skills and attributes to our dynamic and fast-paced newsroom, please apply in writing with CV and a covering letter.

Package Description

In addition to competitive salaries, bonus structures (if applicable) and a contributory pension scheme, Trinity Mirror Group plc offer a whole host of voluntary flexible benefits. These include a car scheme, holiday purchase, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, staff discounts, season tickets & parking loans and an employee assistance programme.

We are committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.

About the Company

Trinity Mirror plc, has an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products and is one of the UKs largest multimedia companies employing more than six thousand people across more than sixty locations around the country.

None of this would be possible without our dedicated employees driving the business forward.

Trinity Mirror

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