Assistant Editor, Sky News

Job

  • Isleworth  
    perm  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Sky UK  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    13 November 2021  
    Posted on
    13 September 2021  

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

This high profile senior editorial position puts you at the sharp end of Sky News journalism and production”.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead a team of producers building and subbing the TV output
  • Run the television output from the gallery
  • Manage the team of producers
  • Oversee commissioning and delivery of graphics and news reports
  • Get involved in the planning and delivery of special projects

What you’ll bring:

  • Outstanding news Judgment
  • Gallery leadership – especially for breaking news
  • Team leadership – managing producers on shift and acting as line manager
  • Creativity – coming up with ideas for stories, guests and treatments
  • Digital awareness – an understanding of the changing habits of our audience and the fundamental importance of mobile

Team Overview:

Sky News

Sky News is a world-class news service with a spirit of innovation and a fresh approach to story-telling. Our aim is to be the best and most trusted place for news, reflecting the diversity of our audience. Made by people who dare to challenge. Made for people who want clarity in an uncertain world.

The Rewards:

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you’ll work:

Osterley:

Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

Inclusion:

Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

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