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Journalism Standards Manager

Date Posted: 11th May 2022
  • Job Ref: 550
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: Up to £40,000 DOE

Job Description

One to one are currently working on a unique opportunity for the UK media industry’s journalism training charity.

We are looking for a qualified Journalist to appoint as their Journalism Standards Manager. As the Journalism Standards Manager you will be responsible for implementing their accreditation scheme and centre approvals process, to ensure centres and their courses are of a high standard and produce employable skilled trainees for the media and related sectors.

The complexity of the role and the nature of the awarding body itself dictate that the post would best suit a hard-working self-starter who has an interest in journalism and quality assurance, and the paramount importance of standards. This will be someone who can operate effectively in the company of senior editors, trainers, academics, students and trainees with confidence, fairness, tact and diplomacy, and who – above all – cares about and believes in developing and supporting world-class education and training.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implement accreditation standard and centre approvals process to ensure centres and their courses are of a high standard and produce employable skilled trainees for the media and related sectors.
  • Manage the day-to-day running of the accreditation scheme and centre approvals process and undertake all required administration to ensure accreditation and centre approval are clear, proportionate, supportive, rigorous, proactive, risk-based processes, using information and evidence gathered and verified by the AO.
  • Grow the accreditation scheme and centre approvals process to increase the number of  qualified trainees entering the media and related sectors.
  • Support the organisation of events related to accreditation and centre approval

 

Benefits

This full-time post attracts an annual salary of up to £40,000 (depending on experience) with probationary, annual and promotion salary reviews. Other financial benefits include a five per cent employer pension contribution, life insurance and company bonus scheme. There are staff events and personal development training opportunities and a great working environment. The job is based in the North Essex village of Newport near Saffron Walden. 

How to apply

Applicants should email a full CV and covering letter to Alex Wright - alex.wright@121personnel.co.uk