tipperarylive.ie / The Nationalist / Tipperary Star
Attractive salary package
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Editor to join Iconic Media Group’s top regional news franchise - tipperarylive.ie / The Nationalist / Tipperary Star.
Iconic Media Group, Ireland’s biggest local digital and newspaper publisher, is rapidly developing its product portfolio and now publishes 20 weekly newspapers and 25 local news websites with a vast presence across the country. Every week, our newspapers reach over 400,000 readers and our websites are accessed by a further 3 million unique users.
Due to an internal promotion, this position is now open to the right person. Iconic Media Group has a strong record of developing talent and promoting from within. The successful candidate would hold a key editorial position within the group.
You’ll play a leading role in the newsroom, working with a talented team of journalists to provide breaking news online at tipperarylive.ie and in the weekly newspapers. You will be responsible for continuing the high standard of coverage, and for representing the newspaper in the local community, maintaining its leading position while implementing the strategies that will continue to strengthen the titles.
You’ll play a key role in our vibrant local community which has a passion for sport, arts, business, rural life and heritage.
The ideal candidate would have an impeccable reputation, be ambitious and driven to succeed. In the Managing Editor’s role, you’ll lead news and sports journalists, freelance contributors and photographers, and a number of town correspondents as they cover the length and breadth of the Premier County and its people.
To succeed in this role, you will need a strong track record at a senior level, excellent news sense with a flair for writing and an eye for detail. You should also be proficient in maintaining high editorial standards in the design of the newspaper and the content on its websites.
Please send your CV and any samples of your work to Brian Keyes, Editorial Director at Iconic Media Group via this advert.
The closing date for applications is Friday the 23rd of June 2023
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