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About the role
As a key department within Newstalk, Ireland’s fastest growing independent talk radio station, Newstalk Digital provides extensive and unique content for sports fans in Ireland, via multiple digital channels.
Newstalk now has a vacancy for a Digital Journalist to work within the Digital team.
Working in collaboration with Off The Ball, Ireland’s number one sports radio programme, and reporting to the Digital Product Editor the successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing, writing, editing and distributing content across all of Newstalk’s digital channels – Newstalk.com, Newstalk App and all relevant social channels.
As well as having an extensive understanding of sports, the successful candidate is required to have proficiency in creating diverse digital content formats, the role of distribution channels, analytics and SEO. The candidate will be an enthusiastic, self-starter with ability to seek out stories and use their expertise to analyse and optimally deliver the talking points of the day.
The successful candidate will have:
There is a requirement to work irregular hours including shifts, early mornings, late evenings, weekends and bank holidays, as dictated by events.
Applicants are invited to submit a Curriculum Vitae together with a one page cover letter – both must be attached as one document – to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure Digital Sports Journalist Application is the title of the email.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm, 29th January 2016.