Johnston Press is advertising for a "heavyweight digital journalist" to be the company's group editorial development director and who will play a major role in making JP a "digital first publishing business".
According to the job advert on Linkedin, the successful candidate will develop, manage and lead the digital content activities for Johnston Press and its 230 local websites in the UK and Ireland.
It also says: "The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the transformation of Johnston Press to a digital first publishing business, and will take the lead in setting and managing the tone of voice, content and audience strategy for JP’s local websites and will also play an important role in the Johnston Press senior management team."
The post would be based in London or Peterborough.
- The job opportunity, which is also being advertised on HoldtheFrontPage, was mentioned on Twitter in a tweet by Johnston's ceo Ashley Highfield today.