Deputy Digital News Director - Reuters

Thomson Reuters
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    Feb 08

Position description

Reuters is seeking a Deputy Digital News Director for its growing digital operation. This key position will help build Reuters’ digital audience across multiple platforms and lead an experienced and international group of editors and social media producers.


The ideal candidate must be a problem solver, have strong news judgment, an international perspective, an eye for creative digital/social presentation, as well as a thorough understanding of audience behaviours and needs.


This role will report to the New York-based Digital News Director and can be based in either London or New York. To be considered, please do apply for the advert where you would like to be based.


This is the New York based advert.


About the Role

As our Deputy Digital News Director, you will:

  • Build Reuters’ digital audience across multiple platforms

  • Lead an experienced and international group of editors and social media producers.

  • Oversee and improve our existing newsletter portfolio and grow the subscriber base

  • Collaborate with news editors, product, technology, marketing and sales teams to grow our global newsletter and digital offerings


To be our Deputy Digital News Director, you will likely have:

  • Strong news judgement and an international perspective

  • An eye for creative digital/social presentation

  • Thorough understanding of audience behaviours and needs

  • A proven record of curating, writing and editing newsletters is a must

  • Prior experience working with ARC, Eloqua, Chartbeat or similar tools is a plus


The deadline for applications is Friday 26th February 2021 at 11.59pm UK Time.


What’s in it For You

At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

  • Global Career: As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunities

  • Learning & Development: On the job learning and coaching. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalists

  • Benefits: We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits including paid volunteering days

  • Perks: Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world’s most important stories.


About Reuters

Reuters is the world’s largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, it is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. With unmatched coverage in over 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions. It supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world's media organizations, industry events and directly to consumers. Reuters: The Real World in Real Time

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