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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 anthony.marshall@nufc.co.uk 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.