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Job Opening: Editor for eNews Online (South Africa)

12 April 2012
Job Opening: Editor for eNews Online (South Africa)
Deadline: 20 April 2012

Reporting to the GM: eNews Digital your key performance areas will include:

* Develop and run all editorial functions within the online news division
* Management of several news websites, each with different target demographics, as well as mobile and tablet applications
* Set and maintain the editorial positioning of the various web and mobile channels, and ensure editorial standards are consistently world-class
* Determine staffing levels and editorial structures in consultation with management
* Recruit and lead a team of full-time editorial and production staff
* Commission freelance articles and multimedia contributions
* Secure and exploit appropriate feeds from within the eNews network as well as from various newswires and other content providers and partners
* Contribute to the division's digital publishing strategy and business plan
* Prepare and manage editorial budgets
* Liaise and work with the advertising and marketing departments to drive revenue and usage targets
* Ensure legal compliance and defend legal challenges
* Represent the digital titles in various public forums


* A dynamic individuals with at least seven years of editorial experience, preferably including some experience in digital media, are invited to apply
* Bold leadership, excellent news sense and a strong vision for the channels
* Superb writing and copy-editing skills
* A solid understanding of online media is a definite advantage
* Television experience is an advantage
* The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
* Exemplary interpersonal and organisational skills

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 14 days after closing of the advert, please accept that your application was not successful.

Via: bizcommunity


For inquiries: Jobs@etv.co.za

For submissions: send your application together with a detailed CV to Jobs@etv.co.za

Website: http://www.etv.co.za/
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