Chance to join JPIMedia team in Northumberland

We are looking for a Deputy Editor for our JPIMedia weekly newspapers and websites across Northumberland.

By Paul Larkin
Thursday, 11th March 2021, 9:48 am

The role will cover the Northumberland Gazette, Berwick Advertiser, Morpeth Herald and News Post Leader.

We want someone who understands and will champion the towns as our businesses and communities start to recover from the global coronavirus pandemic.

The successful candidate will be able to support the editor in overseeing the day-to-day operation in print and online, deputising in their absence.

We are looking for a Deputy Editor for our weekly newspapers and websites across Northumberland.

We need someone who has plenty of creative ideas, is cool under pressure, has great news judgement and enjoys nurturing young talent.

You will have at least three years' experience in a senior editorial position and will be used to responding quickly to breaking news stories as well as planning content and campaigns for the future.

You must be a good communicator and be able to work in a fast-paced news environment, with skills in both print and digital production.

You will be passionate about the North East and the titles and be a representative for both in the local community and beyond.

Closing date: Sunday, March 21 2021.

Please end a CV and covering letter to Paul Larkin, Northumberland Gazette Editor, at [email protected]

You can also apply online via the links below:

The dramatic events of the pandemic are having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers and consequently the advertising that we receive.

We are now more reliant than ever on your support through buying our newspaper.

If you can, please pick up a copy when you are at the shops.

Thank you.