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Digital Senior Opinion Editor

The Digital Senior Opinion Editor will drive the Opinion section of the channel’s digital platforms.This includes developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing contributors.

The successful candidate must have proven experience commissioning and editing quality opinion articles, experience leading a team and must be an experienced copy editor.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all Opinion content meets TRT World's editorial standards. The candidate will also be tasked to push the boundaries of how the channel can showcase and present the varying viewpoints of our contributors.

This is a senior role within the digital team.

Primary Tasks

  •  Lead and manage the Opinion team.
  • Manage the production of all Opinion content from commissioning to publication.
  • Recruit and manage Opinion writers.
  • Provide editorial direction to the channel’s Opinion section.
  • Originate, develop and execute ideas for coverage.

Essential Skills

  • Sound editorial judgment of Global issues.
  •  A passion and commitment to the spirit of journalism.
  • Sound leadership and communication abilities.
  • Experience and ability to edit opinion articles.
  • Leadership ability.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with outside contributors.
  • Experienced and good copy editor.

Requirements

  • At least 7 years experience in print or digital journalism, Political Policy, Academia or International   Relations. 
  • A proven track record of success.
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