ShelfLife accepting applications for journalist position

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8 May 2015

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ShelfLife magazine is looking for a full time journalist to work on a contract at our offices in Leopardstown, Dublin 18.

Key requirements for the role:

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • A journalism qualification and/or a number of years’ experience working in the magazine/newspaper sector
  • Experience writing for the web and of using WordPress
  • A genuine interest in news and current affairs
  • Ability to write to strict deadlines
  • To work as part of a small team
  • Be available to attend industry events representing the magazine

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Researching features and news stories about the retail trade
  • Writing commercially sensitive articles and features
  • Writing and editing news stories and features in the publication’s house style
  • Ensuring work is well written, accurate and submitted to deadline
  • Conducting interviews, either in person or remotely
  • Generating ideas for stories
  • Sourcing images to accompany written pieces
  • Meeting with colleagues to plan the content of the issue and the character of the publication
  • Keeping up to date with trends and developments relating to the retail trade both in Ireland and globally
  • Representing the publication at seminars, events and press conferences
  • Building relationships with key contacts in the trade

To apply send your CV and cover letter and three samples of work by email or post to Fionnuala Carolan, Editor, ShelfLife magazine, Media House, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18.


*Closing date for applications is 15 May.



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