Newcastle United are looking for a full-time journalist to join the media team at St. James' Park.


You will be required to:

- write for the Club's website and our official Matchday Programme;

- provide additional coverage, both online and in print of the Club's Academy, community and charity work, as well as occasional PR copy;

- produce well-written, clean copy, including news, interviews and features, and generate your own editorial ideas;

- contribute to nufcTV content, including interviews and editing of video material;

- develop close working relationships with the Club's commercial departments, its players, coaching staff and charity Foundation team.


The ideal candidate will:

- have the ability to produce well-written, clean copy for both website and programme, including news, interviews and features;

- be expected to generate their own editorial ideas;

- have an excellent understanding of written English and the ability to write creative and engaging copy (essential);

- be educated to degree standard (or equivalent), or hold an NCTJ qualification;

- preferably have experience of writing within a journalistic environment;

- have experience of camerawork and video editing;

- have a smart and presentable appearance.


You must be available to work all home and away fixtures through the season, and additional hours as required.

A passion for football and an up-to-the-minute knowledge of the game is essential for the role, as is an understanding of what Newcastle United means to its supporters in the North-East and beyond.

To apply, email your CV and two examples of your work to Managing Editor Anthony Marshall at and please include details of your current salary where applicable.

Close date: 15th February, 2013.


This position is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced CRB Disclosure.

Newcastle United Football Company Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.