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Digital Senior Features Editor

The Digital Senior Features Editor is responsible for managing the Features content and coverage across all of TRT World's digital properties.

This includes developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing contributors.

The candidate will be responsible for supervising and commissioning in house as well as contributor features and will be responsible for ensuring all content is consistent with TRT World's standards of quality journalism.

The candidate should demonstrate a keenness to want to push the boundaries of in-depth story telling of impactful stories in new and unique ways and with an audience centred framework in mind.

This is a senior role within the channel’s digital team.

Primary Tasks

  • Leading and managing the online features team of the channel.
  • Manage the production of Features content including copy editing and commissioning.
  • Recruitment and management of feature writers.
  • Providing editorial direction to the features section.
  • Originate, develop and execute ideas for coverage.
  • Conceptualize new methods of feature storytelling across a wide range of digital platforms.

Essential Skills

  • Sound editorial judgment of Global issues.
  • A passion and commitment to the spirit of journalism.
  • Sound leadership and communication abilities.
  • Leadership ability.
  • Experience in producing and commissioning well written feature articles in print or digital.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with outside contributors.
  • An experienced and good copy editor.
  • Previous experience in the field of producing feature content is a bonus.

Requirements

  • At least 7 years experience in print or digital journalism.
  • A proven track record of success.
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