Entry-grade opportunities for production journalists

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Thu, Aug 21, 2014, 17:00

Are you starting out or in the early stages of your career in production journalism?  

Are you passionate about news and looking for an opportunity to work as part of a multimedia newsroom?

The Irish Times currently has entry-grade opportunities for production journalists to work across digital and print production. 

Those appointed will gain valuable experience in producing all forms of content for digital and print platforms at an exciting time of change for The Irish Times. 

We are seeking applications from those who are committed to meeting the standards of care and accuracy, combined with scrupulous fairness, which are essential hallmarks of journalism in The Irish Times.

Candidates must demonstrate their ability to work independently and with others inside and outside the company. They must also possess initiative, news judgement, decisiveness and good interpersonal skills. 

Key elements of the role include copy-editing skills, the ability to write engaging headlines, standfirsts and delivering clean accurate copy to deadlines. An understanding of media and libel laws and knowledge of SEO and social media are central to the role. 

The salary and other terms and conditions will be based on the Agreement between the Company and the National Union of Journalists. 

Interested?  Please send an updated CV, along with a cover note to hrdept@irishtimes.com no later than Thursday, September 4th 2014.