Audience and Engagement Editor Sport – Glasgow (Newsquest)

We are looking for an energetic, dynamic editor to lead our Sports news team at Newsquest Scotland. You will be a talented wordsmith who can sniff out a good story while having a deep working knowledge of SEO and how to maximise the potential of your team’s work on social media. A demonstrable, deep knowledge of Scottish football will be essential as will a strong desire to make your mark on our industry with your talent, passion and creativity.

You will have:

  • Digital journalism experience in a fast-paced newsroom and a track record of success in the field
  • Skills to organise, delegate and the creative spark to come up with story ideas for yourself and others
  • A journalistic background or academic qualification
  • The energy to cover sport in a fresh, exciting way that engages fans
  • A passion for multimedia and what it can add to the Scottish sports journalism landscape
  • Experience of podcasting or appearing on video and be at ease with doing both
  • A keen sense of how to shape our profiles on new and existing platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Threads and TikTok
  • Knowledge of SEO and how it can help shape the success of your work

Newsquest is one of the UK’s biggest newspaper and website publishers.  As well as a competitive salary, we also offer generous benefits including:

  • Contributory Pension
  • Perks & Discounts at various retail outlets
  • Opportunities for team building and training days
  • 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays + your birthday day off.
  • Structured career progression, ongoing training, and personal performance reviews
  • Discount Vouchers
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Mental Health Support via Lifeworks
  • Eye test vouchers plus £50 towards new glasses.
  • Annual Volunteer Charity Day

Newsquest Media Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all community sections regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.  Our recruitment process will consist of various stages and activities, as part of our commitment to fairness to all applicants, we will consider any adjustments that could help you.

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