|Posted: Wed 10 May 2017||Closing Date: Fri 26 May 2017|
Trainee & junior reporters
|Employment Type:||Full time|
Newsquest (Essex) Ltd is part of England’s largest regional newspaper publisher, with an expanding portfolio of newspapers, websites and magazines.
Are you highly motivated, enthusiastic and looking to become a great local news reporter?
If so you could be the person we are looking for.
The Echo, the daily paper for south Essex, has a position available for a trainee reporter who has recently completed their NCTJ preliminary training, based in Basildon.
The successful applicant will have a keen, inquiring mind with an interest in people and local issues. Enthusiasm for on-line journalism would be an advantage. The candidate will be expected to demonstrate successful work experience at local papers.
Good organisational and communication skills will be a necessity for this role, as will the ability to work confidently under pressure. A flexible attitude is needed since the position will involve working weekends on a rota basis and some evenings when required.
Applicants must either have NCTJ pre-entry qualifications, or be awaiting results.
Applicants must have a full driving licence and a minimum 80 words per minute shorthand, with a requirement to reach 100 words within six months of starting the job.
We offer a fun and challenging working environment with the following benefits:
· 6.6 weeks holiday
· Workplace Pension Scheme
Please email your CV in the first instance to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 26th May 2017.
Newsquest Essex Basildon,SS14