Editor-in-chief and general manager
Hamar, Norge
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Business development and strategy
Work model On location
Application due date 22 August 2024
Are you the one?
Are you an ambitious, professionally strong and inspiring media manager?

Are you an ambitious, professionally strong and inspiring media manager?
We are looking for an editor-in-chief and general manager for Hamar Arbeiderblad

Access to local news, events, culture and sports helps to create identity, unity and awareness in a local community.

Hamar Arbeiderblad will be the preferred information channel for the entire Hamar region, regardless of platform. We will put new topics and issues on the agenda and highlight local businesses. We are therefore looking for an editor-in-chief who is able to create positive engagement around the Hamar region's most important newspaper. The job requires solid editorial management experience and a good understanding of digital development work.

As editor-in-chief at Hamar Arbeiderblad, you always put the reader first and use insight and analysis to ensure that the newspaper changes in line with readers and society. The editor-in-chief must have a good understanding of the press's ethical framework, and be able to manage the publishing platform by being a guarantor that the newspaper maintains its objectivity and relevance. The right candidate combines editorial and commercial flair with solid implementation power.

To succeed in the position, it is crucial that you are an inspiring and unifying leader who is able to develop well-functioning teams. You are committed, curious, willing to learn and development-oriented.

Your responsibilities as general manager include being part of the group management team and responsible for the media part of the group.You act as chairman of Stangeavisa and Lokalavisa Trysil Engerdal, both of which have their own editors.The group is growing and developing and a good and strong partnership has been established with Amedia through the use of updated news technology and analysis systems.

Desired qualifications:

  • Proven track record of leading an editorial environment
  • Proven ability to carry out editorial content development
  • Relevant higher education, e.g. from journalism, communication or political science
  • Solid understanding of media development and digitalization
  • Good business understanding and commercial mindset
  • Good collaboration skills, both internally and externally

Editor-in-chief reports to the chairman of Hamar Arbeiderblad

We know that diversity contributes to better results and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Feel free to have a non-binding chat with our advisors at Hodejegerne; Åsta Braathen, tel: 989 01 025, or Anette M. Vincendeau, tel: 975 37 455.

Application deadline: August 22. Commencement by appointment.