Centurycomm Ltd is a media company which focuses on horseracing, greyhounds, football and sports betting. The company publishes a daily national newspaper, runs multiple websites and mobile products including . It also has an iPad newspaper app and a growing syndication operation as well as two weekly newspapers and a books division. The business employs approximately 280 permanent staff and also hires freelancers and contractors.
The business has invested significantly in the development of digital services for both existing and potential markets. Racing Post is a leading digital publisher with a number of world-class websites, spearheaded by RACINGPOST.com which includes an online subscription service. Racing Post has developed award-winning mobile and tablet products which are crucial in extending the appeal of the brand to a new audience. In addition to racing-related products, the company is also expanding its digital product range into sports such as football.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Editor to provide editorial leadership for the company's growing digital business. Working alongside the Editor, you will devise and implement plans to improve and enhance our digital products and services. You will also work closely with our IT, design and channel teams, playing a key role in driving the innovation and evolution of our digital products.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a digital publishing environment and have a good awareness of digital publishing trends. Experience of managing in a multi-platform environment is essential. You will be required to produce accurate, dynamic content working to tight deadlines.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, with excellent communication, management and relationship-building skills. Attention to detail is a key requisite of this role as is the ability to multi-task. Furthermore, you should be highly motivated and have an excellent knowledge of racing and betting.
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to or Human Resources Department, Racing Post, 23 rd Floor, One Canada Square, London, E14 5AP. Closing date for all applications is 5pm, Friday September 6, 2013.