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Reference: 71356

Date Added: 6 June 2019
Closing Date: 27 June 2019

Job Title: Committee Reporter

Working For: Newsdirect

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £19,000 + overtime

Job Details

Newsdirect is the leading provider of political intelligence focused on the UK's devolved institutions. From offices in Edinburgh and Cardiff, we power the UK's public affairs community with fast, reliable reporting.  From daily reports to flash alerts, we enable our clients to spend more time on policy response and message delivery.

Ahead of the new parliamentary term in September, we are looking for two new reporters to join our Edinburgh monitoring team. In this role you’ll write up short news lines and check parliamentary output for client-related topics. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday you’ll provide essential, live reporting of parliamentary committees, ministerial questions and debates.

Full details: http://bit.ly/2KoFHuQ

Closing Date: 27 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

The deadline for applications is midday on the closing date.

Interviews will be in the week commencing 8 July 2019.

Start date will in the week commencing 4 August 2019.

Application Details

Across a 2-page CV and 1-page covering letter, show us your suitability for the role.

Please indicate the notice period from your current role or confirm the date you would be available to start.

Additionally, we would also like you to write 300 words on an issue likely to be on the radar of the Scottish Parliament over the remainder of 2019. We’d like you to pick an issue that is less likely to be given profile in the national media. Write from an informative and neutral standpoint.

Website: http://news.direct

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