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Sports Editor

Te Reo Ttaki (TVNZ) translates to "the leading voice" and our kaupapa (purpose) is to "inspire the conversations of Aotearoa." Each day TVNZ reaches more than two million Kiwis through channels TVNZ 1, 2, DUKE and our digital entertainment platform, TVNZ+, TVNZ's news site and our digital news youth brand Re: ensure we connect with people on the issues that matter to them wherever they are.

The opportunity - Te tranga

As Sport Editor reporting to Editor newsgathering, you will be responsible for overall editorial and leadership responsibility for 1News Sport. Responsible for delivering high performing sport coverage across all 1News platforms meeting both the editorial ambitions of 1News and its agreed targets of quality, budget and ratings. You will need to lead the management of all editorial output of 1News Sport team both domestically and internationally. Ensuring effective management of budgets and resources (annual leave, business observations etc); take ownership of the 1News Sport team budget and monitor costs versus the business plan

What we're looking for - T mtou e kimi nei
To be successful in this role, we are looking for

Demonstrated extensive news journalism experience in television and/or digital.
Strong sports editorial management, coupled with high editorial integrity.
Strong leadership and people management skills; proven track record of successfully leading and developing a high performing team.
Solid News judgement and awareness of how that applies to different types of programmes.
Demonstrated ability of identifying and analysing new trends and successfully putting into practice.
Ability to be hands-on where required, coupled with the ability to take a big picture view.
Possesses extensive knowledge of the industry including legislative requirements, practising codes, and NCA policies and procedures.
Knowledge of television operational and production processes, including new technology would be beneficial.
Maintains an excellent general knowledge and a keen awareness of local, national and international events and across daily news developments.
Demonstrated experience and ability to form and maintain strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to challenge, negotiate and influence stakeholders whilst maintaining relationships.
Ability to operate in a fast-paced transformative environment and maintain sound judgement while under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Ability to manage time and resources effectively, to be able to deliver to deadlines and on budget.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and spoken, coupled with the ability to listen effectively to understand other viewpoints and deal with conflict.
Ability both to conceptualise and to convert concepts into practical implementation.
Tolerance of risk and ambiguity; coupled with the ability to manage all levels of change.

Working at TVNZ - Te mahi ki Te Reo Ttaki

A vibrant culture where we celebrate our content and our successes, and where we're encouraged to continue learning and growing our careers
A $350 up front allowance to contribute to home office set up expenses.
Comprehensive parental leave - topping up the Government's offering to 6 months at full pay, as well as 6 weeks working at 80% of your normal time at full pay when you return to work, plus 4 week's paid leave and an optional extra 2 week's unpaid for partners.
Lifestyle Leave - the option to buy an extra week or two of leave annually if you want it, to take leave without pay if circumstances allow, or to cash up leave if you've got more than you need.
A $350 annual wellbeing allowance, discounted Southern Cross health insurance, free flu shots, and access to a confidential support, guidance and counselling service.
Superannuation covered - with employee contributions matched up to 5% of salary.

Plus coming from July 2022:

Hauora Leave - A bonus 5thweek off annually to find your balance and focus on you - whether that's by connecting with whnau, taking time for yourself, or escaping the everyday.
A new Broadband and Mobile benefit offer so you'll be able to workflexiblyand be free to stream and binge watchto your heart's content!

If you would like to find out more about this amazing opportunity, please feel free to call our Head of Talent Acquisitions, Philly Irvine, mobile 021 564 691, she loves to chat about new careers.
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