JOURNALIST

required to join our editorial team on a fixed-term contract.

This is a rare opportunity to work with Ireland’s only newspaper dedicated to racing and equestrian sports.

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

>Generate unique content for The Irish Field, focusing on horse management topics

>Editing content for all sections of The Irish Field and other group publications

>Attend racing/sport horse industry events on behalf of The Irish Field

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE

>A third-level qualification in equine studies, journalism or other relevant discipline

>A portfolio of published articles on an equine theme

>A proven ability to write copy to a high standard and work within strict deadlines

>A flair for multimedia reporting with a creative approach to storytelling

>A working knowledge of the thoroughbred racing, breeding and sport horse sectors

>Social media experience and a willingness to learn how to produce in-house promotional e-newsletters and short videos

>The flexibility to work in our Dublin office as well as from home, as required

>An ability to work in evenings or at weekends if required

Interested applicants should send a CV and covering letter, outlining suitability, plus samples of their published work, to the HR Manager at recruit@theirishfield.ie with ‘The Irish Field Journalist’ in the subject title.

The closing date for applications is Monday, August 9th.

Applications will be treated in strict confidence.

The Irish Field is an equal opportunities employer.