Job vacancy: Digital Football Journalist Intern
Do you want to work for the Express & Star's digital sports team? Now you have your chance.
We're hunting for a Digital Football Journalist on a paid internship to help us boost our coverage of Wolves, West Brom, Walsall, Aston Villa and Shrewsbury Town - and now is the time to apply!
Take a look at the job description below, and get in touch if you think you're up for the job.
Title: Digital Football journalist (paid internship) - part time
Duties: Writing interesting and compelling football content alongside the Expressandstar.com and Shropshirestar.com digital team.
Producing and enhancing copy with interactive content including video and social media.
Assisting in matchday coverage with the opportunity to cover live games at Wolves, West Brom, Walsall, Aston Villa and Shrewsbury.
Video production on location and from within the newsroom.
Assisting in the company's increased push for digital content.
Strong writing ability and impeccable grammar.
Strong football knowledge (especially in the local area)
Basic video and audio production.
Strong understanding of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Experience of covering live football
Confident video editor
Knowledge of html
Understanding of Chartbeat and Google Analytics
Must be flexible and able to work weekends/unsociable hours, due to the nature of the role.
A quick thinker with the ability to react to newsworthy information.
Strong communication skills.
Preferably a football fan who has core knowledge of the game.
Full driving licence and car.
How to apply
If you think you're the person who fits the bill, and are available to start in the immediate future then we'd love to hear from you.
The role will be a paid internship, working three days per week (regularly covering a matchday), being flexible is a must!
To apply, send a CV, covering letter and examples of work to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line 'Digital Football Journalist'.
The deadline for applications is Friday August 10 at midday.
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