Are you an experienced journalist with a love for Liverpool Football Club? If so then you could be just what we're looking for as a vacancy has arisen at Liverpoolfc.tv, the Club's official website, for a new full-time journalist.

Job specification:

Responsibilities:

* Work alongside the editorial team to generate interesting and innovative content

* Come up with fresh new feature and project ideas which will drive new users towards the site and retain existing visitors on the website

* Assist with the squad and club staff interview process - will include off-site interviews with current / former players and club staff

* Ensure that content in key site areas is relevant, current and accurate

* Research and maintain statistical information on individual player and team performance

* Provide project assistance to members of the editorial team as required.

* Assist with matchday coverage. This will involve working outside of normal business hours.

* Help drive subscriptions to our premium content service by helping produce compelling video pieces

* Liaise with Club Partners and other departments to help boost commercial revenues for the business through content production

Person Specification:

* Educated preferably to A-level standard with a minimum of GCSE Grade B in English (or equivalent)

* Formal journalism training - either at University or higher education level

* A detailed knowledge of Liverpool Football Club, its history and current squad and staff

* A good knowledge and understanding of social media

* An understanding of technology and content management systems is preferable

* Significant/demonstrable experience within a journalism role within an established media organisation

* Effective and confident communicator, both orally and in writing

* Good interpersonal skills

* A strong team player with a high level of integrity

* Well presented

* A good attention to detail.

* PC literate with a good understanding of the official LFC website

* Flexible and 'can do' attitude combined with a good sense of humour!

* Must be prepared to work weekends and nights - not necessarily at the match

How to Apply:   

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting your suitability for the role to:

HR Department, Liverpool Football Club, PO Box 1959, Liverpool, L69 3JL

or

Recruitment@liverpoolfc.tv        

Closing Date:  Friday 6 January 2012

LFC is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

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