Political Journalist APPLY NOW

Bradford
Operations
Full time

We are looking for a confident and articulate political journalist who will be responsible for showcasing our CEO’s political opinions into compelling stories in a creative and engaging manner.

You will have experience in a newsroom environment, strong writing skills, an excellent voice, creativity in abundance and a real appreciation of what makes compelling content for different platforms.

A track record of delivering creative and engaging online stories and also video content is desirable. You'll also be adept at capturing the interest of those who don't follow politics as well as those who do. You will be well organised, a team player and work with a sense of urgency.

In addition, you will need a good understanding of the audiences for all services and of the political issues in the island. You'll have an enquiring mind, sound editorial judgement and a desire to break exclusive stories.

Responsibilities include script, storyboarding, proposal writing, prepare and execute tailored presentations and interviews. Research angles, develop concepts and ideas plan, preparing and undertake Interviews with our CEO. The ideal candidate will have a degree in politics, whilst previous experience in a political journalism environment is preferred. You will also develop and update social media platforms, showcase great written and verbal communication skills, high level of initiative, excellent organisational skills and a good team player.

Requirements

  • A degree in Politics Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of using content management systems Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Social media experience

Job Types: Full-time, Freelance

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

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