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JOB: Editor-in-Chief at Demotix

Editor-in-Chief

Demotix is looking for a new editor-in-chief to lead our newsgathering, look after our network of global contributors, and help us grow our audience around the world.

You’ll be based in London, sit at the very heart of the organization, and report directly to the CEO.
Salary: £27k - £32k depending on experience.

We’re looking for someone full of ideas, with a head for global news, an eye for a picture, a sense for UX, and a real handle on the online.

We need a people-person with great communication skills, imagination and enthusiasm, who relishes responsibility: you'll also be managing our small editorial team.

We hope we offer you the chance to make a difference at the very heart of one of the fastest-growing, multi-award winning news start-ups around today.

Please apply with a short covering letter and CV to:
Turi Munthe – tm@demotix.com

Applications end: 1st November 2012


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