Due to an internal promotion, we are seeking a top-notch journalist to fill one of the best jobs in New Zealand journalism.
As Weekends Editor at NZME, you will be in charge of the country's biggest and best newspaper* - the Weekend Herald - and the country's best-selling, best-read Sunday newspaper, Herald on Sunday. You'll also be responsible driving the growth of nzherald.co.nz at weekends, with planned, unique and premium journalism and breaking news in a fast-paced environment.
We're looking for a fearless journalist, with demonstrated newsroom leadership abilities and a background in driving great scoops, brilliant writing, and hiring the best journalistic talent.
The role is a mix of hands-on leadership and editorial duties, and editorial strategy. You'll have a strong appreciation of audience demands, and understand how the two newspapers and website complement one another.
This role is based in NZME's world-class Auckland newsroom, working closely with a tight-knit team there and across New Zealand.
Please send your CV and cover-letter application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close April 13, 2018
*2017 Canon Newspaper of the Year
Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit