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Sports Reporter

Sportsbeat

Based: Wimbledon

Posted: Thu 5 Apr 2018 Closing Date: Thu 26 Apr 2018
Employer: Sportsbeat
Job Category: Senior reporters
Sports journalists
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: News and Content Agencies

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced sports reporter to join the ever-growing ranks of award-winning national press agency Sportsbeat based in our London office in Wimbledon.

We are primarily looking for a reporter with an encyclopedic knowledge of Olympic sports, particularly track and road cycling, as well as an interest in football, rugby and cricket.

You'll have to love sport, be a team player and a great all-rounder, with the ability to use Quark XPress, edit content to tight deadlines and have a strong knowledge of various content management systems.

As well as being a talented sub-editor and writer, we are looking for a reporter with a minimum of two years’ experience in a newsroom and knowledge of social media platforms – this is not a position for a journalism starter.

Candidates will need to have a full NCTJ diploma in journalism, including 100-words per-minute shorthand and should possess a full clean driving licence.

Enthusiasm and a love of digital media and a track record in print is essential, as well as a flexible approach to working hours are a necessity. We are looking to fill the role promptly.

Contact Details

All applications should be submitted to Sportsbeat editor-in-chief David Parsons via email - dparsons@sportsbeat.co.uk

David Parsons

Editor-In-Chief

247 The Broadway,

London, SW19 1SD

@sportsbeat

www.sportsbeat.co.uk

 

Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Thursday 26th April 2018.

Employer Information

Sportsbeat
London
United Kingdom

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