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Careers at The Irish Field


Racing Journalist, The Irish Field

The Irish Field is seeking a Racing Journalist to join its editorial department on a fixed-term contract basis. The successful candidate will join The Irish Field team at our Dublin office. This is an exciting opportunity to work with Ireland's only newspaper dedicated to racing and equestrian sports.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Produce accurate and compelling news plus occasional features
  • Editing copy in line with The Irish Field’s house style
  • Participate in editorial team meetings
  • Build and maintain a network of racing industry contacts
  • The ideal candidate will have::

  • At least two years’ experience in racing journalism
  • A thorough knowledge of the Irish racing and breeding industry
  • A proven ability to write copy to a high standard and work within strict deadlines
  • Third level qualification in journalism or a related discipline desirable
  • Excellent computer skills and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and team player skills, suited to working in a busy and friendly office
  • Flexibility to work in evenings and at weekends when required
  • A job description is below.

    Interested applicants should forward a CV and cover letter outlining suitability, plus samples of their work, by email to the HR Manager at recruit@theirishfield.ie with ‘Racing Journalist’ in the subject line by close of business on Monday, January 23rd 2017

    Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. The Irish Field is an equal opportunities employer


    Job Description Racing Journalist