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IFTN JOB / CLASSIFIEDS LISTING | TV3
Company:
TV3
Position:
Digital News Journalist
Location:
Dublin
Contact:
Claire Nelson
Address:
Westgate Business Park, Ballymount, Dublin 24
Phone:
n/a
Date Posted:
July 10th 2017
Email:
jobs @ tv3.ie

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TV3 requires a Digital News Journalist
 
Reporting to: Head of 3News Ireland  
Duration:   Permanent  
 
About the role: 
We are looking to recruit a multi-skilled journalist to help develop 3News’ digital output across our social media platforms.  The role involves managing the newsroom’s Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram feeds and having direct input into the daily newsgathering process. 
We're not just looking for somebody who can write great tweets or Facebook posts, we want a journalist to join our team who fully understands the digital industry and the latest trends and can help deliver bespoke content. This role will suit somebody with keen interest in news and the future development of online platforms in the digital news space. 
 
Main tasks of the role: 
  • Managing the @3newsIreland Twitter account, monitoring and tweeting key breaking news lines.
  • Liaise with reporters in the field to share video from breaking news stories to our digital platforms in a timely manner.
  • Working with the News Editor to select content from our news bulletins to be promoted across digital platforms. 
  • Work with our journalists to create bespoke content for digital platforms from the 3News Hub. 
  • Subtitling 3News packages and clips to post to digital platforms as well as monitoring and sourcing content from other sources.
  • Scheduling social media posts and content across the day and night to maximise exposure for 3News bulletins and content. 
  • Editing video packages for our digital platforms. Training will be provided. 
  • Bring forward ideas for future digital news coverage.
  • Ensure content adheres to high standards of digital journalism, including spelling and grammar, and is up-to-date.
  • Keep up-to-date with developments in digital and social media trends and technologies, also supporting innovative forms of journalism and new thinking
  • Sourcing and obtaining rights to User-Generated Content
  • Ensure digital content meets legal and compliance requirements at all times.
About the person:
The ideal candidate must have: 
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in journalism
  • A keen news judgement and a good understanding of how visual news media works.
  • Proven digital journalism experience, excellent judgement with creative flair, solid writing skills and a deep understanding of Irish and global news.
  • Strong experience of how to deliver content on social media platform and best practice in the industry.
  • Knowledge of news media and emerging digital technologies. Video editing skills would be advantageous.
  • A good understanding of the legal, ethical and editorial processes involved in newsgathering and output.  
  • Ability to be a good team-player and people manager as this role involves working directly with editors, journalists, producers and camera operators across the working day. 
  • Proven experience in dealing with breaking news stories.
  • Extensive experience in broadcast reporting and production.
  • Enthusiasm and energy for national broadcast news.
  • A robust work ethic that understands the need for flexibility
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
Interested applicants should email their CV including a covering letter outlining why they are suitable to the email provided.  Please ensure you have “Digital News Journalist” in the subject line of your email.

Apply Now / Email: jobs @ tv3.ie

Deadline: July 21st 2017





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