An opportunity has arisen at the County Gazette in Taunton with Newsquest South West for a highly motivated, flexible, enthusiastic and hard-working trainee sports reporter work from its offices in Taunton.
Reporting to the editor, the ideal candidate will be a NCTJ qualified with knowledge and experience of reporting on a wide variety of sports and be able to write and sub submitted copy to a high standard.
Newsquest is a multi-media organisation with a web-first policy and the successful candidate will be confident writing about all sports, both in print and on-line, and have a good understanding of social media.
They will be expected to upload news stories on a daily basis as well as maintaining their own Twitter accounts and contributing to the Packet’s Facebook page.
They will also be expected to be able to handle a camera and film short videos for the web and have a clean driving licence.
This role involves some weekend work and some long hours but there will also be plenty of opportunities to enjoy living in Somerset.
Skills & Qualifications: NCTJ qualified
25 days a year holiday
Up to £16,000 depending on experience
Please send a covering letter and CV to Paul Jones, County Gazette, 44 St James Street, Taunton, TA1 1JR, or email email@example.com
Closing date: Sep 30, 2016