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From our journalists to commercial team, we have some of the best talent in publishing, striving to inform, challenge and inspire our readers and clients. Our honest and open culture makes us one of the most passionate companies in the business.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

Open Vacancies.

Role purpose

A key design position responsible for creating exciting and impactful pages across the daily newspaper while ensuring deadlines are hit and high standards met in a high pressure news environment. There will be some additional work for online platforms as well as various other supplements and sections when required.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Working closely with the Head of design and Art Director to ensure pages are created to a high design standard, and ensuring creative output is dynamic and relevant.
  • Working closely with the picture and video desk, identifying the most appropriate use of imagery and assets.
  • Taking briefs from the Head of design, and ensuring these are executed accurately and on deadline.
  • Daily meetings with the newsroom editors and head of design.
  • Working proactively, constantly striving to improve the look of the newspaper.
  • Ensure all created content is of excellent quality.
  • Meticulous design and consideration to all elements of the newspaper.

About you

  • You have a strong newspaper design background, at a senior level, good editorial acumen and the ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Highly organised, with excellent attention to detail, you understand the needs of the reader, keep abreast of current design and visual trends, and strive to produce market leading visual content.
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment and working within a team comes easily to you.
  • You remain calm and considered in a highly pressurised environment and you are an excellent communicator.
  • You can think outside the box when it comes to design problems and solutions.

Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience of editorial design in print in a senior role- online experience is also preferable.
  • Fluent in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Experience working in a dynamic and fast-moving newsroom.
  • Able to work with external contributors.
  • Proven experience at managing a production process on deadline and on budget.
  • Proven ability to deliver high-quality content to very tight deadlines.

To apply please send an up to date CV along with a full covering letter with salary expectations.

Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.

Location: You will be based at our Head office in Kensington, London, W8.

Evening Standard is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

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The role

The Evening Standard is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Commercial Editor.

This senior and strategically key role spans many exciting and expanding areas across the Evening Standard’s platforms.

Reporting to the Publisher, it is based in the editorial team in London, working directly with senior executives across a wide range of business needs.

The role encompasses the conceptualisation and creation of high quality editorially-led projects with the aim of attracting major partners and investment while elevating and extending our brand.

About you

The successful candidate will work in an agile way across our partnerships, events and newsletter divisions, devising and delivering content plans, creating pitches and presentations and generating exciting new ideas to support and evolve our growing roster of live events.

Responsibilities

Examples of projects within the Commercial Editor’s remit include our new Stories book festival and writing competition in association with Netflix, the recently launched thought-leadership channel The Optimist, the Evening Standard Theatre Awards and our annual and highly influential power list and event, Progress 1000. A further key area is the management, growth and monetisation of our newsletter division.

The Candidate

The right candidate will have deep understanding and experience of working at a senior level in a multi-media organisation. They must have excellent entrepreneurial ideas and be able to demonstrate a passion for both the business and creative sides of media. Existing commercial relationships are an advantage.

To apply, please send an up to date CV along with a full covering letter with salary expectations.

Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.

Evening Standardis an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

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The Role

The Evening Standard’s Webby and Press Award nominated audio team is expanding. We’re looking for two podcast journalists to work on our ground-breaking Google Assistant news operation, and develop long-form shows in areas including news, business, sports and culture.

About You

You’ll need to know not just how to tell a complex story in 20 seconds, but also how to create a compelling audio series with episodes of 20 minutes’ length or more. You’ll be a journalist or audio producer with a minimum 3 years’ experience, exceptional writing abilities and demonstrable ability to self-edit using Adobe Audition. A wide knowledge of UK current affairs (and London in particular) is essential, a good knowledge of US politics is an advantage. These roles will require some presenting, so a confident voice is also required.

Skills and Experience

  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Ability to self-edit using Adobe Audition
  • Demonstrable journalistic background
  • Confident presenting voice
  • A solid understanding of media law, copyright law, and the Editors’ Code of Practice
  • A wide knowledge of current affairs including politics, crime, business, arts, celebrity news, education, health, environment, technology, foreign news and Royal stories.
  • Understanding of the podcast market
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Experience of working in a dynamic fast-paced media environment.

Expected behaviours

  1. Continuous Improvement – Works in a smart, flexible and focussed way, is open to change and suggests ideas for improvements to the way things are done.
  2. Collaboration – Builds and maintains positive and supportive working relationships with colleagues. Helps to create an inclusive and professional work environment.
  3. Building Capability – Keeps own knowledge and skill set current and evolving and looks for ways to continue learning to support the achievement of business objectives.
  4. Quality Service – Delivers high quality and efficient service and takes account of the diverse customer needs and requirements when looking at ways to improve service quality.
  5. Responsive Delivery - Works to agreed business goals and objectives and deals with challenges in a constructive and responsive way. Takes personal responsibility for quality of outputs.

To apply, please send an up to date CV along with a full covering letter with salary expectations.

Due to the high volume of applications we will only be contacting candidates who have been shortlisted and progressed through to the next stage.

Location: You will be based at our Head office in Kensington, London, W8.

The Evening Standard is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

All of our employees are entitled to benefits including great pension, private healthcare and life insurance schemes. We also offer cycle to work and season ticket loan initiatives to make our employees’ journeys to work easier. We want our employees to enjoy working for us and we invest in training and development to support and develop rewarding careers.

Apply

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