Football Journalist

A full-time journalism job at Communicorp UK in Manchester
Posted 18 September 2018, 12.52pm edt

Our Vision

We are radio people who make a difference. Our aim is to deliver ideas, relationships and results better than anyone else in the industry.

Your mission

Your mission is to write, create and deliver accurate, engaging and informative content for our growing multiplatform Football Social channel. You will play a key role in updating our audience on breaking football news and have extensive knowledge of the Manchester football landscape, and the wider Premier League. You’ll be filing reports on air, on podcasts, on smart speakers and on social media, so need to be fully versed in tailoring content to the appropriate broadcast outlet. Your content should be engaging and captivating. Your workflow will be reactive to events, so you will need to be flexible and organised.

In return for this, we will provide you with your platform to perform, your canvas to create, and the right autonomy to do what you do best.

Your Experience

You will need to be smart, bold and engaging and be able to display our company values in the work you do; Bravery, Integrity and Passion. You should be as passionate about working in audio as we are, live and breathe football, and have experience in sport journalism.

Proven production and journalism skills Social media authoring and collation of user-generated-content experience is a must Advanced ability to edit using Adobe Audition (or similar) is essential Image sourcing and manipulation skills using Photoshop (or similar) are essential Video editing skills are desirable Writing for radio/audio experience A journalistic mind with an excellent understanding of the ever-changing audio consumption landscape Extremely organised, managing several broadcast streams running concurrently A minimum of 2 years working in a journalism role

Your Reward

37.5 hours per week, working hours will vary and include weekends Laptop Mobile Phone Your Location

You will be based at our Head Office in the XYZ building in Spinningfields, Manchester.

Your Team

You will report to the XS Manchester Programme Controller.

This job closed on 10 October, 2018 so we’re afraid you can no longer apply for this role.
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