Everton Football Club is looking to recruit a passionate and proactive Club Journalist to join our Media and Communications team based at USM Finch Farm. This is on a fixed-term basis until July 2018 to cover a period of maternity leave.
The Club Journalist will work across the range of Everton platforms to provide engaging, relevant and incisive content to a variety of audiences and stakeholders – including, but not limited to, Everton fans.
This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the sourcing and production of editorial and interview content for use across the Club’s digital media, broadcast outlets and print publications. The role will involve planning and writing content as well as producing broadcast interviews and packages for social networking platforms, evertonTV and the Club’s website.
Working closely with our team of Club Journalists, the successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring our content output supports the key Club objectives, with the aim of driving audience growth.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is attention to detail and a flexible, creative approach. Knowledge of the Club’s fanbase is essential in this role, along with proven experience in working in a fast-moving news-gathering environment, along with the ability to encourage and promote the values of Everton Football Club.
It is desirable for the successful candidate to hold relevant qualifications in journalism or a related discipline.