Night News Editor (6 month FTC) – Financial Times (London)

The role

We are looking for a news editor to join the night news team in London on a 6 month fixed term contract.

You will play an important role within the team led by Andrew Parker that involves running the FT UK homepage and app, as well as commissioning, editing and revising stories.

The night team is solely focused on the Financial Times’ digital content. It has the key and exciting task of ensuring the FT  home page and app are bang up to date with the latest stories, both from Britain and around the world (there is close liaison with the New York news desk, as well as reporters). There is also preparation of stories due to appear at 5am the following day.

Members of the night team each work four nights a week, roughly between 4pm and midnight. There is regular Sunday working.

Ideally the candidate for this role will have experience of editing stories. Training can be provided on running the HP and revising stories.

Please submit your application by COB Wednesday 7th February 2024


Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

How we work

Our office is located across the street from St. Paul’s Cathedral and is easily accessible from all corners of London. There are the main train terminals such as Liverpool Street, Moorgate, Blackfriars, City Thameslink or Waterloo all situated within walking distance or there are several tube stations within a few mins walk such as Mansion House (District or Circle line), St. Paul’s (Central line), Bank (Central or Waterloo & City line) or Barbican (Central, Hammersmith & City or Metropolitan lines).


Our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We believe that a supportive workplace is one where employees feel they can be themselves at work and have the flexibility they need to meet their personal needs.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact and a member of our team will be happy to help.

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