TRT World

Digital Senior Editor, Context

Istanbul, Turkey - Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Digital Senior Editor, Context is responsible for leading a team that creates short form video content. The candidate will manage a team of Producers and Editors to drive online video coverage across TRT World's digital platforms. The Context team will produce highly shareable, cutting edge and information packed videos. The team will focus on digital content that impacts current global trends, news events and social, political issues. The Senior Editor will make crucial editorial decisions; exercise strong editorial judgment; and rule on issues of >

PRIMARY TASKS

  • Run editorial operations for the Context team.
  • Lead editorial meetings.
  • Manage relevant news gathering operations.
  • Approve scripts and video for publishing.
  • Communicate relevant decisions to management and other departments when required.
  • Carry out duties in line with editorial guidelines and ethics of TRT World.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Substantial relevant practical experience.
  • First class news judgment and comprehensive understanding of global events, current affairs and trends.
  • Understanding of digital and video journalism.
  • Excellent team leadership skills.
  • Ability to assess new information and react quickly to editorial developments.
  • Excellent communication ability.
  • Thorough knowledge of video production techniques and technology.
  • Thorough knowledge of digital platforms.
  • Ability to work long, flexible hours and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong grasp of newsroom operations and workflow.
  • Strong grasp of social media ecosystems.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven relevant experience.
  • At least 5 years experience in editorial roles.
  • A proven track record of success.