Two of Scotland’s major newspaper groupings, are, co-incidentally, both simultaneously currently advertising for a top-flight production journalist.
The Herald & Times Group – which includes The Herald, Sunday Herald and the Evening Times is seeking a group senior production journalist, while the Scottish Daily Mail and the Scottish Mail on Sunday are jointly looking for a deputy production editor (senior designer).
The Herald and Times group wants to recruit ”an experienced senior sub editor” with “extensive news sub-editing experience on a daily or evening newspaper, and be capable of dealing with the demands of a busy news flow against tight deadlines. Multi-media knowledge and skills would be an advantage”.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to work across all of the three titles – both in print and online. The closing date is Monday, and there is no reference to the salary level.
Meanwhile, the two Daily Mail and General Trust titles are looking for ”an energetic, enthusiastic and confident production journalist, with a good background in graphic design, to work across both titles in this senior role. This position involves ‘hands-on’ page drawing and image manipulation while also taking responsibility for a busy artdesk”.
Candidates should be “competent in Adobe in-Design and Photoshop and should preferably have daily newspaper experience, although exceptions will be made for the right person”.
Applicants are asked to enclose a full CV and details of current salary.