Beyond passionate when it comes to sport? Anticipating the calls and plays before they’re made? Know what it takes to produce cutting-edge, multiplatform sports journalism that will resonate with Kiwis?
To be considered for the role you’ll need to have demonstrated experience in a newsroom leadership position with at least five years’ experience in a senior editing role. You’ll need a deep understanding of audience and how to use research and insight analytics to continually refine and produce targeted content.
You are platform agnostic with the ability to make decisions under pressure and manage often competing stakeholder demands.
Whether it’s the Silver Ferns or the America’s Cup, MMA or extreme golf, we’re after a future-focused sports leader who can plan, lead and execute innovative ways of delivering the best stories that continue to engage and build audience growth. You’ll equally and inherently know what it takes to connect with new, emerging and different audiences as well as our current highly engaged devotees.
You are commercially aware and able to nurture and grow existing partnerships while identifying new revenue-generating opportunities.
In return we offer a culture second to none, an opportunity to work should to shoulder with the best in the business in an environment that fosters reward & recognition and growth & development. We tell it like it is, challenge the status quo, dare to try and want some fun along the way. And we’re based in purpose-built state-of-the-art offices in central Auckland. Don’t miss this opportunity to love what you do and do what you love, apply now.
Applicants must have eligibility to work in New Zealand.