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DailyEdge.ie Freelance Journalist

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TheJournal.ie Jobs: DailyEdge.ie Freelance Journalist

Description

PASSIONATE about pop culture and excited by the world of social media? Then DailyEdge.ie wants to hear from you.

Under the umbrella of TheJournal.ie, DailyEdge.ie is growing its coverage with a distinctly Irish eye on the worlds of pop culture, social media and celebrity.

As part of the team, you will be responsible for generating posts, pitching creative and original ideas and scouring the web for visual and video content.

We are offering freelance opportunities for graduates who are enthusiastic about working in an online environment.

Main responsibilities:

* Reporting to the editor and staff writers and working as part of a team, you will be expected to follow assignments and assist with the production of posts on DailyEdge.ie.
* Writing - you'll be part of the unique editorial tone of DailyEdge.ie, giving an offbeat take on the wide range of subjects we cover.
* You will research, capture and edit visual content to support stories.
* You will be expected to generate original posts and pitch fresh ideas on a daily basis.
* You will need to be interested in the tools online media provide.


Requirements:


* Excellent writing and proofreading skills as well as an ability to work to deadlines.
* Genuinely excellent attention to detail.
* Familiarity with social networking.
* Passionate about the world around you, with an eye for its lighter side.
* Strong visual judgement.
* Self-motivation and an ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
* Online writing experience is an advantage.
* A graduate qualification in journalism or a related degree.


To Apply:


To apply for this job please forward us your CV, a sample story which you feel is suitable for DailyEdge.ie, and a brief cover letter that contains:

* Three reasons, with images, illustrating why you would like to work for DailyEdge.ie
* Links to any online publishing experience.
* A short list of your favourite online publications.

The sample story may be a recent news/cultural event, or an original list or feature. It should be no more than 200 words long. Use image(s) from any online sources and include links to video, audio or social media content if appropriate. It will not be published so appearance and formatting isn't important at this stage.

The closing date for applications is Thursday December 13.

Industry: Media / New Media
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: On Application

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