22 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsContent Producer, Editorial Director, Digital Producer
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Description

Role purpose and overview
As a Homepage and App Producer, you’ll ensure the Telegraph website and app homepages present a compelling offer for our audience by selecting stories, writing headlines and choosing pictures that engage readers. In this role, you’ll be responsible for responding quickly to the news agenda and ensuring that all content on the digital front page of the Telegraph meets the standards expected of a world class news publisher.
You will have the chance to work across a variety of content in a fast-paced newsroom and alongside some of the country’s best journalists in their field. This is an exciting challenge to make a real impact in driving subscriptions and audience engagement in a globally renowned organisation that puts quality first.
Key responsibilities
  • Present stories, as directed by the on-duty editor, in the most compelling way, with the best array of stories, sharpest headlines and strongest images.
  • Ensure the presentation of the homepage and app reflects the interests of our subscribers and potential subscribers and is in line with the tone and consistency expected of the Telegraph brand.
  • Work with the picture editor, design team and digital producers to select the right images and produce brilliant, innovative visuals and interactive elements for the homepage and app.
  • Send lively and eye-catching notifications for breaking stories and top-performing features to the Telegraph app and other platforms that host our content.
  • Sending Breaking News emails when appropriate.
  • Run headline tests to make sure we are offering our content in the most appealing way.
  • Communicate with desks across the entire newsroom to build a strong plan for promoting a captivating variety of our best content.
  • Ensure content selected for the homepage meets the Telegraph’s high quality of digital publishing.
  • Monitor analytics to understand what is performing well and what could be improved.
  • Please note: this role will work across a seven day rota, with shift times covering 6:00am to 10:30pm
Key skills
  • Experience with a respected website, national or regional newspaper or broadcaster – particularly within a breaking news environment. (Essential)
  • Sound news judgement and understanding of the news agenda. (Essential)
  • Ability to write headlines with a variety of tones. (Essential)
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure. (Essential)
  • Expertise in digital publishing, with knowledge of SEO a prerequisite. (Essential)
  • An understanding of the Telegraph audience and subscription model. (Desirable)
Our benefits
The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here by creating a suite of benefits that contribute to lifestyle choices and leisure activities. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and parental leave (six months fully paid maternity leave and enhanced paternity/partner leave), to life assurance and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Training and development
With support from your manager and colleagues, you’ll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.
Our commitment to inclusion
At Telegraph Media Group, we foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds. We believe in equality of opportunity and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.
We are proud to be a Level 3 Disability Confident Leader as part of the government’s Disability Confident Scheme. If you are disabled or have a long-term health condition and would like support in applying for any of our roles or if you require any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process with us, please make us aware.
To find out more about Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Telegraph Media Group, and for more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our website.

Skills Required

  • Digital Publishing
  • SEO
  • Content Production

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