Community Moderator

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Media, Design
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News UK
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Community Moderator

Job summary

The Times and The Sunday Times are dedicated to investing in our online comments to build engaged communities.

This job moderates online comments from our subscribers and fosters high-quality discussion on The Times and The Sunday Times website. Alongside this, the successful candidate will elicit stories and anecdotes from our readers, and source expert contributors for our online comments section.

This job will also involve hosting expert Q&As in the comment sections of articles that could benefit from added explanation or insight. You will work as part of a community journalism team to ensure our online comments remain at the highest possible standard.

Key skills


An understanding of online communities, how to foster and grow debate

An interest in driving online engagement with news

Ability to interpret and apply legal training

Confidence to communicate with journalists and senior editors across the newsroom

This job is for you if


You have excellent attention to detail even when working under pressure

You are passionate about digital journalism and new ways of engaging with existing readers

About the digital team

The Times and The Sunday Times represent a combined 400 years of covering news and providing comment and analysis in the UK and the world.

We are authoritative, credible, responsible, trusted and a part of the nation’s cultural heritage

This role will join our cross-title digital strategy team which includes data journalists, newsroom developers, multimedia journalists, interactive news producers and audience development experts. This team is charged with finding and telling stories on our digital platforms in the most appropriate formats and empowering the newsroom to present stories in new and innovative ways.

Closing date: 2nd December 2018


News UK is home to some of the biggest names in Media, Including, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Wireless, and Unruly to name but a few.

Wireless itself is also the home to some of the biggest names in radio Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkRADIO and some of the leading Local radio stations in the UK and Ireland.

Our newspapers and associated brands are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK and Wireless is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

News UK acknowledges our responsibilities when handling your personal data as part of our recruitment processes to ensure it is respected, valued and protected. For further information on how we collect and process your data and your rights please review our Candidate Privacy Notice on the News UK Careers website: Privacy Notice

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