Cambridge United Sports Reporter

Reach plc
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
£Competitive plus company benefits
23 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Dale Havers
Contract Type
Full Time

Cambridge United Sports Reporter - Cambridge

£Competitive plus company benefits

Here at The South East & Cambridge Sports Team, we are on the look out for an experienced Sports Reporter, to join our team. Within this role, you will focus mainly on covering all things Cambridge United, as well as offering support to the team with other sporting events/ news. This role would be well suited to an experienced sports reporter, who would consider themselves to be a versatile team player, with the ability to slot into any position and carry out any task given.

About Us:

Trinity Mirror Group, with an award winning portfolio of newspapers, websites and digital products, is one of the UK's largest multimedia companies employing more than six the thousand people across sixty-plus locations around the country.

Our drive to capture, present and analyse the news inspired the launch of our very first papers in the early 19th Century. And today our commitment is just as strong. Whether via page or screen, our audiences get the trusted, reliable news service they have come to expect. Our loyal readers and advertisers are attracted by the knowledge, insight and vital services that our iconic brands provide. None of this would be possible without our dedicated employees driving the business forward.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source and produce compelling sports content
  • Working with content managers to plan the content for each title.
  • Promote content to our loyal audience and encourage a bigger audience to our sites
  • Build relationships with fans of and staff at clubs in our area
  • Use social media to source content and engage with our audience

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Highest journalistic standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Eye for a good story
  • Awareness of social media
  • Ability to read digital trends
  • Ability to think and write like a fan
  • Openness to do shift work
  • Sports writers will work day and evening shifts as required including Saturdays during the Football and Rugby season.

What You Need To Know:

Trinity Mirror plc has a strong benefits package which includes, for this role, a competitive base salary (depending on experience), 25 days annual leave and a competitive pension along with an extensive flexible benefits portfolio.

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don't delay in submitting your application.

Trinity Mirror plc is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process.

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