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Editor - DRIVEN - Auckland

Specialist motoring knowledge is not a “must-have”. The top skills required for this role are editorial nous, solid journalism experience and strong leadership experience.
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If you have your finger on the pulse of what is trending both in New Zealand and globally, when it comes to the world of motoring, then you might be the person we are looking for.

We are seeking a driven and dynamic editor with five-plus years of experience to help drive the introduction to market and subsequent growth of our emerging DRIVEN platform. This is an exciting opportunity to join an incredibly innovative team dedicated to creating premium content. 

You will help break stories/ produce opinion pieces of national significance, deliver industry-leading news and features and have an established reputation for quality commentary. You’ll have a track record of excellent journalism as well as strong networks. In the role you’ll be charged with growing the DRIVEN audience size and engagement through the implementation of strategies across the brand. You’ll have a thorough understanding of unique browsers and be the audience growth and acquisition champion, defining leading and owning the strategy.  

You will perform under pressure, have strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads to hit tight deadlines. You are agile and able to manage multiple stories and planning at the same time, along with a strong sense of accountability and attention to detail. Specialist motoring knowledge is not a “must-have”. The top skills required for this role are editorial nous, solid journalism experience, strong leadership experience and any skills in video or broadcasting also particularly advantageous.

We are an organisation fostering reward & recognition, growth & development and progression & succession for our biggest asset – our talent. We are diverse, inclusive, progressive and innovative in all that we do. Apply now!

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Auckland Central

2 Graham St
1010 Auckland Directions +649 379 5050

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