Media job: Westminster political correspondent, The Press and Journal

CLOSING DATE: December 14, 2018



AN exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced political reporter to lead Westminster coverage for readers of The Press and Journal, the UK’s biggest-selling regional newspaper.

Based in the House of Commons press gallery, at the sharp end of a momentous period for current affairs, you will be fully in tune with what matters most to the north and northeast of Scotland.

The successful candidate will be as comfortable making contacts and breaking exclusive stories as providing in-depth insight and analysis for our print and online editions.

A thirst for politics at all levels, the skill to quickly identify the heart of a complex situation and the flair to communicate it in an accessible way are also essential.

Rewards include joining a talented and welcoming team, a competitive salary, medical benefits, company pension and a generous holiday allowance.

Aberdeen Journals is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all staff.

To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.

To apply, click here.

This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week from Westminster. We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, Health Cash Plan, excellent Pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.

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Closing date for applications is Friday 14 December 2018.