Junior Motorsport Reporter

 

Crash Media Group, owners of brands such as Crash.net the largest digital motorsport brand in the UK and Visordown.com the largest digital brand in Motorcycling in the UK, is looking to recruit a full time junior writer.

You will be required to cover a wide variety of topics: breaking news, features, interviews, race reports and results all with speed and accuracy. You may also be required to attend events in the UK and abroad. The majority of the role will be working as part of the Crash.net editorial team focusing on Formula 1 and other four-wheeled motorsport series.

Main responsibilities

  • Cover breaking news from the motorsport world on a wide variety of topics from F1 to junior formula racing
  • Produce in-depth and engaging feature pieces for both current news and evergreen content
  • Create exciting social media strategies and campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others
  • Conduct interviews with a variety of motorsport figures to produce written and video content
  • Work within an editorial team covering a multitude of championships and events
  • Provide original and engaging content ideas in editorial meetings as well as being a proactive journalist
  • Efficient in a multimedia role working across video, online, and graphics
  • Be able to travel to motorsport events when required

Candidate Requirements

  • Experience in journalism or appropriate PR work
  • The ability to generate wide-ranging content to a high quality very quickly
  • An excellent understanding and application on social media
  • An interest in a wide range of motorsport series
  • Some contacts in the motorcycle/motorsports industry

Preferred:

  • Degree in journalism or media
  • The ability to speak: Italian, French and or Spanish
  • Experience with email marketing campaigns and mailchimp

The package is £18k+ benefits. This role is based in our London offices. If you are interested in the role please send your C.V. and covering letter (which should include current salary details) to: haydn.cobb@crash.net

The closing date for applications is 6pm (GMT) on 4th January 2018.