Mirror.co.uk, Showbiz Reporter

Employer
Reach plc
Location
Canary Wharf, London
Salary
Competitive + company benefits
Posted
Nov 06, 2019
Closes
Nov 22, 2019
Ref
0000003483
Contact
Reach plc
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you the first one in the group chat to spill the latest celeb news? Do you live and breathe red carpet gossip?

The Mirror Online has an amazing opportunity for 8 Showbiz Reporters to source exclusive stories, cover breaking news, red carpets and awards shows.

We are Reach because it's what we do.

Every day our newsbrands - national and regional, in print and online - reach millions of people up and down the country.

We are the UK's largest news publisher, with influential national newsbrands such as the Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Sunday People, Daily Record, OK! & New! Magazines and more than 100 distinguished regional titles.

Our brands have a long heritage of being trusted sources of news and information, with our editorial conviction and high standards of journalism providing audiences with timely information and opinion across multiple platforms.

Last year we sold 620 million newspapers, with 5.8 million readers of one of our brands each month. Our network of over 70 websites provide 24/7 coverage of news, sport and showbiz stories, with 8.1 billion page views per year.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Showbiz Reporter, every day will be different. You'll be responsible for delivering high-quality, accurate, well-researched news pieces, written in an engaging and creative ways.

You'll take over the deputy duties when needed, and you'll handle breaking news, update social media and stay on top of media law and industry guidelines. Working hours may vary, so you will need to be flexible.

The Ideal Candidate:

Whether it is ballgowns, break-ups or baby bumps, you're always in the know. You're clued up on celeb news from around the globe, with a particular interest in the UK and the US. If it's on TV, you're watching it and if it's breaking news, you broke it.

You're first to arrive, you scoop up the exclusives and your storytelling abilities are hard to beat. A fantastic copywriter, who works quickly and accurately, you make connections, build strong relationships and gather stories up with ease.

You're creative, you're passionate and you're ready to take the next step in your showbiz reporting career.

Package Description:

In addition to competitive salaries, 25 days holiday and a contributory pension scheme, Reach plc have a wealth of flexible benefits on offer.

These include holiday purchase up to five days per year, childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, a technology scheme in conjunction with Curry's PC World, car scheme, health cash plan, employee loans and lots of high street discounts!

Our business is fully committed to health and wellbeing in the workplace with an employee assistance programme and trained mental health first aiders across the business.

Reach plc believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people.

This is why we are committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

We will be reviewing applications as they are received so please don't delay in submitting your application - click 'APPLY' now.

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