Editor – Manawatū Guardian

If you have your finger on the pulse of community and national news then you may be the person we’re looking for. We're seeking a driven journalist to help drive content of the Manawatū Guardian.
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We are seeking a driven and dynamic journalist to help drive the expansion of the Manawatū Guardian. This is an exciting opportunity to join an incredible team dedicated to creating premium content across news channels.

You will be generating and writing features and articles on a wide range of news topics, and will therefore need a sophisticated grasp of what makes a good story and the importance of growing audiences. You’re a big-picture thinker, who is always looking for the next opportunity or exclusive story and how to tell it in a fresh, original way. You’re brimming with ideas, known for your ever-growing book of contacts and you'll know how to foster a connection with local communities.

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 and production at the same time, along with a strong sense of accountability and attention to detail.

Communication and interpersonal skills, are paramount. You will need to be able to work with other editors,  journalists and production staff. Plus, work closely with commercial, marketing, events, finance, video and radio teams.

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