To deliver a vision for an integrated production team producing content for our digital and broadcast platforms to include the news website and social media.
To fully understand the needs of the 16-34 audience demographic.
To manage digital engagement with the audience using social media, and create and produce interactive and audience-based formats for the televisions news.
To manage a talented and innovative team taking responsibility for all web content and prioritising compliance and referral under the overall authority of the Editor.
To surprise, innovate, take risks with new platforms, find new talent and consistently challenge the consensus.
Set new goals for delivery of platform growth across all social media expected to include YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and any other new platform(s).
Continue to deliver high performance results on Facebook platform while driving growth.
To deliver cross-platform working across all specialist units and newsgathering teams.
To commission original and distinctive content for the news website, liaising with Commissioning Editors across Home, Foreign and the Film Fund.
Develop new partnerships with the aim of seeding our content more widely and amongst new audiences.
Prioritise better national and regional coverage across the U.K. reflecting the whole of the country.
To set the highest standards in quality of writing and video preparation for the web production teams.
Deliver a pipeline of fresh new talent into the digital team and manage, appraise, coach and train the current team.
To manage digital engagement with the audience via social media, and create and produce interactive multi-platform formats. To deliver an enhanced audience engagement platform, creating innovative and new formats.
To represent ITN and Channel 4 News at senior level meetings at Channel 4.
To take responsibility for producing training programmes for broadcast journalists to develop online production skills and vice versa.
To foster innovative use of technology on the website and for broadcast, integrating workflows and technology as much as possible.
To manage the online budget and staff in discussion with the Managing Editor and special projects with the Senior Editorial Team.
To ensure rosters work for online, delegating responsibility to key team members.
Working with the Channel 4 News Press Manager at ITN to develop and implement a press and PR strategy for news online.