Full-time, based in Dublin
The Irish Catholic – an independent weekly newspaper focusing on faith, family, social justice and international development with a readership of over 90,000 people – has established itself as the most-respected voice in reporting, comment and analysis of religious affairs in Ireland and the interaction between faith, current affairs and daily life.
The newspaper is now seeking to recruit a new multimedia journalist to join the editorial team based at our Dublin offices. Working closely with the Managing Editor, the successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to the news and features output of the newspaper across both print and digital platform.
The successful candidate will be a published news/features writer with an ability to work across a broad range of topics. Experience of compiling engaging, entertaining and challenging content is essential. Alongside excellent editorial skills (including writing, headline writing, editing, sub-editing and proof-reading) for print and online content, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the print and online marketplace and excel in social media.
Outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills combined with a hunger to work accurately to tight deadlines and the highest professional standards is essential.
An ability to work in partnership with advertising, circulation and marketing departments is essential. The successful candidate will work closely with external contributors and build on the newspaper’s excellent network of relationships.
Interested applicants should send a CV with a covering letter to Michael Kelly, Managing Editor via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive no later than close of business on November 11, 2019.