Summary Newsbeat is the flagship youth platform for BBC News on Radio 1 and 1Xtra. It is the most listened to news service for 16 - 24 year olds across all of BBC News - reaching around 8 million people a week on-air. Since merging with BBC News online Newsbeat regularly reaches between 4-8 million people online a week. Original journalism is at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for an experienced senior journalist who can help lead our forward planning operation in this off-air role Newsbeat has made significant strides digitally through with our online stories, social channels, YouTube channel and building our presence on Radio 1's iPlayer channel with our documentaries. A key priority is to continue to ensure Newsbeat's content reaches as many people as possible, in the most creative ways possible. Newsbeat has an exciting, dynamic team which is well known for its creative treatments. In this senior role, we'll expect you to especially help junior members of the team flourish as well as being the final sign-off for some content If you would like more information on the role, please contact Newsbeat Deputy Editor, Paul Stanworth, [email protected] We pride ourselves on original journalism for our 16-24 year-old target audience and making impact with it way beyond our own radio programmes and digital platforms. We aim to get our work on other BBC outlets and picked up by the rest of the media. We want our reporting to be vibrant, young and it must feel distinct to other BBC content. You'll help work up these stories, oversee reporters and be expected to lead teams on some of our bigger projects. And have ideas of your own. You'll have a track record of original stories and good contacts as well as experience of multimedia journalism and people management. Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .