Careers at The Irish Field
The Irish Field is seeking a Journalist to join its editorial department. 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.
MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESGenerate unique content for The Irish Field, focusing on horse managementEditing copy in line with The Irish Field’s house styleProducing and commissioning content for occasional commercial featuresAssisting in the production of other publications produced by The Irish FieldUpdate The Irish Field website and social media channelsAttend racing/sport horse industry events on behalf of The Irish Field
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVEThird-level qualification in journalism or a related disciplineA portfolio of published articles on an equine themeA proven ability to write copy to a high standard and work within strict deadlinesA working knowledge of the thoroughbred racing, breeding and sport horse sectorsSome practical experience of handling horsesExcellent computer skills and communication skillsStrong interpersonal and team player skills, suited to working in a busy and friendly officeFlexibility to work in evenings and at weekends when required
A full job description is available here
Interested applicants should send a CV and covering letter outlining suitability, plus samples of their published work, by email to the HR Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘The Irish Field Journalist’ in the subject line, by close of business on Friday, October 18th 2019.
Applications will be treated in strict confidence.
The Irish Field is an equal opportunities employer.