Staff writer – PSP Publishing

CLOSING DATE: December 23, 2012

Job title:                       

Staff writer

Reports to:

Golf editor

Employed by:            

PSP Publishing Ltd

Starting salary:



* Report directly to golf editor and work as part of a team on all golf publications at PSP Publishing, including bunkered, English Club Golfer, Scottish Club Golfer, and associated publications.

* Primary task will be to manage and control the equipment content in bunkered magazine and online

* Liaise with leading equipment manufacturers to make sure bunkered has a firm grip on the latest equipment stories in golf and maintain its position as the No.1-selling golf title in Scotland

* Write, review, design and edit equipment pages in the magazine

* Write and edit any other pages as required by the golf editor

* Update website on a daily basis


* A sound knowledge of the game of golf, particularly equipment

* A good knowledge of the game of golf in Scotland, especially from a grassroots perspective

* Must be able to play golf to a good standard

* Must be able to work to tight deadlines

* Must hold a relatively high degree of computer literacy, particularly Excel

* Knowledge of Quark Xpress is welcomed but not essential

* Must be an excellent communicator

* The successful applicant must have superb attention to detail, be a team player, have excellent self-control when it comes to managing big projects and must be well organised at all times.


* The successful applicant must hold a degree level qualification or at least two years’ journalism experience

* The successful applicant must hold a full current driving license and own a car


* Your CV and covering letter

* Most recent photo

* 300-word report on who you believe is the 2012 Golfer of the Year and why

Applications should be emailed to Bryce Ritchie:

The closing date for applications is Monday, December 24, at 5.30pm.

Contact: Bryce Ritchie
Phone: 0141 353 2222