|Posted: Thu 7 Dec 2017||Closing Date: Fri 22 Dec 2017|
Trainee & junior reporters
|Employment Type:||Full time|
Trainee Reporter- Exmouth Journal
Based in Exeter
Looking for your first job on a local newspaper? Fancy cutting your journalism teeth as a reporter covering one of Devon’s largest towns? Do you like to be beside the seaside? Then look no further.
The Exmouth Journal, one of Archant’s popular, paid-for weekly newspapers, is looking for an enthusiastic trainee reporter to join the reporting team in Exeter.
If you relish a challenge, have what it takes to get right to the heart of a community and love the thrill of searching out stories and securing exclusives, then we want to hear from you.
You need to be a stickler for detail, highly organised, and have a strong creative streak to engage our audience – online as well as in print.
Each member of our lively team is given a patch to report on and is expected to form contacts and provide comprehensive and brilliant news coverage from all areas of life.
Applicants must have completed the NCTJ pre-entry course, passed preliminary exams and 100 wpm shorthand, to work towards the industry-recognised NQJ. Students about to complete NCTJ-approved courses will also be considered.
The successful applicant will get all the help they need towards gaining an NQJ, with back-up support for your log book and training courses before the exams.
A clean driving licence and own transport are essential. Please be sure to reference this in any letter of application.
The role offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits including 5 weeks annual leave and a contributory pension and life assurance scheme (after qualifying period) and a wide range of voluntary benefits include a Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Westfield Health Scheme and Archant Gold, charity matched funding.
The closing date is December 22, 2017
To apply, email your CV and a covering letter to Stefan Gordon, Devon Editor, Archant South West, Fair Oak Close, Exeter Airport Business Park, Exeter, EX5 2UL or by email to email@example.com.
Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Friday 22nd December 2017.
Phone: 07785 616205