Senior Reporter (Digital/Print) – Perth
DCT MediaLocation:- Perth Closing Date:- Friday 14th December 2018
The Courier is on the look-out for a new digital/print reporter for its busy Perth office.
The city is a great place to be a newspaper reporter — not least when that newspaper boasts an increased readership of 14% year on year.
The Courier is read by more than 150,000 people every day and produces a website which attracts almost one million people a month.
Now we need a senior reporter to help us ensure our customers get the best stories, the finest analysis and the most up-to-date news for their area, both online and in print. Working as part of a close-knit team and taking direction from the newsdesk, you will work accurately and creatively to tight deadlines. We don’t want you to be chained to your desk — even though you will be based in a lovely office— so you will be out and about bringing your stories to life. You will also be self-motivated and driven to source exclusive stories of a high standard. You will also be expected to use social media to promote our content and source stories.
Key requirements are:
- a full driving licence;
- up-to-date knowledge of newspaper law and IPSO guidelines
- outstanding written English and communication skills
- Attention to detail and the ability to work to strict deadlines are also essential
To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.
This is a full-time, permanent position, working 35 hours per week from our Perth Office. We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, Health Cash Plan, Onsite Staff Gym, excellent Pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.