TEAMtalk Media, publishers of www.planetrugby.com and www.SARugby.com, are looking for a Senior Rugby Journalist.
TEAMtalk Media, publishers of www.planetrugby.com and www.SARugby.com, are looking for a Senior Rugby Journalist specialising in Northern Hemisphere and Argentinean rugby to join a vibrant Editorial Department.
All applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date is April 15, 2013
The key requirements for the job:
â€¢ A tertiary qualification – Diploma in Journalism or related field
â€¢ Fluent in Spanish
â€¢ Must be prepared to live and work in the UK for up to six months of the year (must have a UK work permit)
â€¢ Extensive knowledge of domestic rugby in England, Wales, Ireland and France.
â€¢ In-depth knowledge of Argentinean rugby
â€¢ Digital publishing industry experience, preferably as an editor
â€¢ Experience in radio broadcasting
â€¢ An extensive list of contacts within the English club rugby system
â€¢ Photo editing skills
â€¢ Sound grasp of Content Management Systems
â€¢ Excellent command of the English Language – written and spoken
â€¢ Candidate must thrive under pressure
â€¢ A good team player
Candidates must be prepared to work on weekends and evenings as dictated by sporting fixtures.
The candidate's key responsibilities include the following:
â€¢ Generating accurate rugby content in accordance with TEAMtalk editorial guidelines
â€¢ Attending press conferences and live games as and when required
â€¢ Conducting and writing up telephonic interviews with sports personalities
â€¢ Representing TEAMtalk in public forums
â€¢ Day-to-day management of above mentioned websites (duty editor role)
â€¢ Doing minute-by-minute text commentary for live events
Applications must be in the form of a curriculum vitae accompanied by a covering letter motivating your suitability for the position.