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HTFP Jobs: Digital Reporter, Bath/Bristol

Bath.Live / Somerset Live

Based: Bath/Bristol

Posted: Wed 22 May 2019
Closing Date: Thu 27 Jun 2019
Employer: Reach Plc
Job Category: Digital journalists
Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

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Digital Reporter

Bath.Live / Somerset Live

Based: Bath/Bristol

Posted: Wed 22 May 2019
Closing Date: Thu 27 Jun 2019
Employer: Reach Plc
Job Category: Digital journalists
Multimedia Journalists
Senior reporters
Trainee & junior reporters
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: Regional Media

Job Description

Reach plc is looking for a Digital Journalist to join our news team covering the wonderful city of Bath. We  need a candidate who is full of ideas and aware of content which drives digital audience, as well as being fast, organised and accurate, with the ability to communicate brilliantly via social media.

The successful candidate will have superb social media skills, excellent online storytelling techniques and a deep understanding of how to make content engaging to digital audiences.

Based in Bristol and Bath, the role will involve creating content for one of Reach plc's newest websites, www.Bath.live.

Bath Live is a fast-moving digital news channel which keeps our readers in the know about what’s happening in Bath seven days a week.

We cover all that Bath is talking about, every day - the latest developments, ways to avoid traffic jams or to ease travel woes, the rugby news and chatter, the very newest restaurant openings and guides plus the very best things to do in the amazing city of Bath.

You will cover breaking news, trending news and anything likely to be extensively shared on social media platforms.

Bath Live sits within the wider Somerset Live website, which is managed from its head office in Yeovil. The role will involve covering Somerset stories from time to time.

We will consider applications from both trainees and seniors.

About us:

Reach plc, with an award-winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UK’s largest multimedia companies, employing more than 6,000 people across more than sixty locations around the country.

What you need to know:

Reach plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, 33 days holidays including bank holidays and a competitive pension along with an extensive flexible benefits portfolio.

Trainees will receive full training to senior status as part of a two year programme, culminating with the attainment of the Certificate of Journalism and a pay increase.

Seniors are supported with ongoing training, coaching and career progression planning. Reach Plc is also now offering NCTJ journalism apprenticeships.

You'll need a driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to take part in a day-long work trial and interview.

 

Contact Details

Email a CV, cover letter, and any other relevant material, to Editor Emma Slee at emma.slee@reachplc.com by Thursday, June 27, 2019.

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Thursday 27th June 2019.

Employer Information

Reach Plc
Yeovil