Thisis a huge opportunity for an ambitious journalist who wants to help us shapethe national conversation.
We’relooking for a writer/editor to take the lead on a new flagship morning emailnewsletter for Herald Premium, our digital service which brings the bestjournalism from New Zealand and around the world to more than 102,000subscribers. The successful candidate will also contribute to the developmentof other email newsletters and products aimed at attracting and engagingsubscribers.
Anexperienced journalist with first-class editorial judgment and a clear, livelywriting style, you’ll write and curate an indispensable daily guide to thestories that matter, showcasing the best Herald content and becoming a trustedvoice for a large and highly engaged readership.
Witha sophisticated grasp of digital media, you’ll be bursting with ideas forgrowing our Premium readership and have a strong understanding of the potentialof email in particular for cultivating audiences. You’ll have a compellingvision for a distinctive new editorial product that will become a must-read forKiwis who care about news, politics and good writing.
Thisis a senior position, with a competitive salary and room to grow. You’ll be animportant member of the Herald Premium team, with creative input into afast-growing and innovative digital service that has provided a vital new sourceof support for our journalism. You’ll also work closely with colleagues inproduct and customer teams to deliver on our business priorities.
Theposition requires a journalist who is comfortable with the daily demands of abusy newsroom, and who possesses a broad range of skills. You’ll be a voraciousconsumer of news media, with a strong knowledge of current affairs, politicsand world news. The job is full-time and will require early starts.
Ifyou’re an innovative journalist looking for an ambitious new challenge, applywith your CV and a cover letter telling us why you’re right for the job andwhat you’d do with it.
Applicants must have eligibility to work in New Zealand.