Media Job: Scottish political reporter, The Press and Journal

CLOSING DATE: February 3, 2017

THE Press and Journal, Scotland’s best-selling quality newspaper and the biggest-selling regional daily in the UK, is looking for a….


This is a fantastic opportunity to make your mark during one of the most exciting and historic periods in UK and Scottish politics.

With Brexit and a possible second Scottish independence referendum top of the agenda, it is a golden era for political journalism.

This is a key role in the P&J’s editorial team, providing a crucial link between the work of the Scottish parliament and our news desk.

Based in Holyrood, you will be in the thick of the action and the most important aspect will be representing the interests of our communities and industries across our six editions – from the Highlands to Aberdeen.

Your challenge will be to identify how Holyrood issues could affect our readers, as well as looking at the big political picture.

It is essential that candidates live and breathe politics and are experienced journalists. A natural ability to build contacts and break exclusives is a must.

This is your chance to work in a rewarding environment where benefits include a competitive salary, medical benefits, company pension scheme and a generous holiday allowance.

Apply by sending your CV and covering letter to:

Damian Bates, editor-in-chief, The Press and Journal, Lang Stracht, Aberdeen AB15 6DF

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Closing date for applications is February 3, 2017.

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