Job: Assistant G1 Editor, The Guardian - Press Gazette

Assistant G1 Editor, The Guardian



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  • Nationals
  • London

Guardian Media Group (GMG) is a leading global media organisation, the publisher of the Guardian, which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2021, the Observer and the Guardian.com, which attracts over 200 million global unique browsers each month. We are renowned for our ground-breaking independent journalism and our award-winning digital products.

We are now looking for an Assistant G1 Editor to produce an impactful, vibrant and intelligent Monday to Saturday print version of the Guardian’s daily news coverage.

About The Role

  • Play key part in planning and production of a compelling, well-judged and dramatically presented G1 news section
  • Work closely with and support the G1 editor to produce the best possible section
  • Ensure that news stories already published on the website are efficiently repurposed for the paper

About You

  • Excellent knowledge of, and interest in, current affair
  • Thorough knowledge of demands of print
  • Established track record as a journalist on a national publication

How to apply

To apply, please upload your latest CV and a cover letter which outlines why you’d love to take on this role, and why you’re a great match for what we’re looking for.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st October 2021.

About Us

The Guardian offers a competitive benefits package including a generous pension, healthcare, dental insurance options, cycle to work scheme and 2 paid volunteering days per year.

We have a strong commitment to  your learning,  development and wellbeing, with hundreds of different courses available – ranging from bite-sized e-learning courses, to on-site workshops and professional certifications.

It’s the talent, energy and commitment our people bring to our business that make us who we are. Across our business we have some of the brightest and best people in media and beyond: award winning journalists, cutting edge commercial teams, industry leading digital talent and much, much more.

We are a vibrant and diverse community with many events  groups and forums to get involved in. Our Kings Place offices overlook Regents Canal, with the newly-developed Coal Drops Yard, Granary Square and St Pancras Square shops, restaurants and pop-ups.

We value and respect all differences (seen and unseen) in all people at the Guardian. We aspire to inclusive working experiences and an environment that reflects the audience we serve, where our people have equal access to career development opportunities, their voices are heard and can contribute to our future. The Guardian actively encourages applications from BAME candidates. At The Guardian, many of our staff work flexibly and we will consider all requests for flexible working arrangements.

To apply for this job please visit workforus.theguardian.com.

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