Work at Sportsbeat

Multimedia Sports Journalist

We are looking for a talented and experienced multimedia sports journalist to be based in our London office (currently Wimbledon, shortly to be Twickenham).

We are primarily looking for a reporter with a good knowledge of rugby union and cricket, but ideally who also has an interest and strong understanding of football and Olympic sports. 

You’ll have to love sport, be a team player and a great all-rounder, with the ability to use Quark XPress, edit content to tight deadlines and have a strong knowledge of various content management systems.

As well as being a talented sub-editor and writer, we are looking for a reporter with a minimum of two years’ experience in a newsroom and knowledge of social media platforms – this is not a position for a journalism starter.

Candidates will need to have a full NCTJ diploma in journalism, including 100-words per-minute shorthand (please do not apply without this qualification) and should possess a full clean driving licence. 

Enthusiasm and a love of digital media and working across social media accounts, as well as a track record in print is essential, plus have a flexible approach to working hours are a necessity. We are looking to fill the role promptly.

Benefits include 23 days holiday, training, development opportunities and great social events. If this role is of interest, please fire across a covering letter and CV as soon as possible.  

All applications should be submitted to editor-in-chief David Parsons via email – dparsons@beatmediagroup.co.uk

Social Media Executive

We are looking for a talented, motivated social media executive who is fluent in both French and English to join our expanding digital content team, based in our London office (currently Wimbledon, shortly to be Twickenham).

We are a content creation business specialising in sports sponsorship, PR and marketing, and working with some of the biggest national governing bodies, major event organisers, sponsors and brands in European sport. 

The ideal candidate will have an interest in sport and preferably a knowledge of or passion for rugby.

You will also need strong social credentials with a background in social media marketing, and be capable of planning and delivering a range of digital content to power client and partner channels.

Working as part of a small creative team in a fast-paced environment, you’ll thrive under pressure and be used to dealing with challenging deadlines.

You’ll be a confident communicator and thought leader, comfortable liaising directly with clients as well as managing accounts day-to-day, and be able to demonstrate a track record of working independently. 

This is an exciting, all-encompassing and varied social media role that will see you given the opportunity to work with some of the biggest brands in sport while creating fun and engaging multi-channel content.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Fluent in English and French
  • Social media marketing experience across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and SnapChat
  • Account and campaign management 
  • Digital strategy
  • Oversight of design production
  • Content creation
  • Copywriting 
  • Social advertising 
  • Attending high profile client events
  • Previous experience in a similar role 
  • Social media monitoring and reporting – including previous knowledge of analytical tools

Benefits include 23 days holiday, training, development opportunities and great social events. If this role is of interest, please fire across a covering letter and CV as soon as possible.  

All applications should be submitted to head of broadcast and social via email – rsumner@beatmediagroup.co.uk