Community Content Curator (Sport)- Guildford

Reach plc
Guildford, Surrey, England
14 Nov 2017
12 Dec 2017
Ruby Wood
Contract Type
Full Time

A terrific opportunity has arisen for somebody who is passionate about local Sport to work for some of the most respected newspapers in the South East. You'll curate stories, news, pictures and match reports from local sports teams, these will be edited to the required style and length for the relevant newspaper.

The titles the successful applicant will be working for include the Cambridge News, the Surrey Advertiser, the Essex Chronicle, the Croydon Advertiser and the Kent and Sussex Courier.

Trinity Mirror plc is seeking to recruit a talented Commercial Writer to provide quality content using a range of formats for our print and online platforms. This role will focus on supporting commercial teams across our region to generate revenue growth.

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

None of this would be possible without dedicated employees driving our business forward.


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Extensive benefits portfolio

Trinity Mirror plc is committed to equal opportunity for all. We may collect relevant data for monitoring as part of our candidate registration process. We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application.

Main Responsibilities

Arranging for content to be submitted by local sports teams for papers within our group

Editing reports and stories where required to the appropriate length and style

Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with contacts so that this content is supplied at key deadlines, within the correct style

Contacting clubs and teams who do not currently supply content and arranging for them to do so

Ideal Candidate

You will need to have a proven track record of working within a fast-paced administrative environment. Attention to detail and accuracy are essential, alongside good IT skills. An interest in, and knowledge of, social media publishing platforms would also be an advantage.

This is a non-journalistic role, but you will be working closely with journalists in a busy newsroom.

You will need to be self-motivated with the flexibility to work on multiple projects and meet a variety of deadlines. A team player, you must also enjoy working on your own initiative.

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