The Newspaper Operations team is responsible for leading the operational planning, production and timely distribution of our printed titles. We deliver an innovative, collaborative approach to the planning and delivery of the printed product, improving process, using technology and our talent to make our print operations smarter.
A competent, diligent and communicative member of staff working at an intermediate level across the department’s functions. Provides a practical level of technical expertise in their work process areas to support others.
It’s an exciting, challenging role and requires high levels of attention to detail.
The role covers various responsibilities across Newspaper Operations, who operate throughout the week (Monday to Sunday), responding to business requirements
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
An Imaging contractor helps to deliver the highest standards of work to achieve the very best for our publications and is competent and flexible enough to fully engage with the various elements of the role. The Telegraph’s values of Together, Open-Minded, Fearless and Informed are central to the ethos of the team and its members.
Knowledge and experience commensurate with the role’s scale and complexity.
Experience in a deadline driven environment inc shift work
Expertise in several core functions of the department.
Understanding of tools and the context in which they operate.
Confident in supporting and advising colleagues and customers.
Confident to work out of hours alone.
You will be able to demonstrate confidence in the following areas on a day-to-day basis, and in a busy working environment:
Advanced Photoshop re-touching skills in print production
Fully competent with handling & basics of picture production cutouts in Photoshop.
Intermediate level print publishing knowledge - Newspapers and magazines
Able to work late shifts - weekday and weekend shift cover.
Intermediate colour reproduction and colour management skills.
Addressing problems, analysing and applying judgement.
An experience based approach to problem solving.
Can effectively deploy standard solutions to problems.
Makes priority judgements in handling of workload in relation to problems.
Is confident to suggest improvements to established solutions.
Knowledge of OneVision Workspace would be an asset but is not essential
Employees at The Telegraph enjoy roles that contribute directly to shaping the future of the UK’s leading quality newsbrand. In return for your investment in our purpose and vision.
We have a strong management team who are passionate about growth and are well-placed to support you in your journey with us
We are fearless, together, open-minded and informed. We believe in The Telegraph and the quality journalism it stands for, striving to work in a way that empowers our people to succeed
As The Telegraph diversifies we look to new markets and sources of innovation - this role is a strong part of this journey and as such, your success will ensure you have a real runway for growth