Current vacancies at the New Milton Advertiser and Lymington Times
This is a rare opportunity to join the news team at one of the UK’s top-selling local weeklies which this year celebrated its 90th anniversary by relaunching as a colour, quality broadsheet.
We are looking for a reliable, highly-motivated self-starter with a track record of digging up off-diary stories to match our ethos of hyper-local, in-depth, trusted news.
Preferred candidates must have at least the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism, full driving licence, and their own vehicle.
They would also have knowledge of social media, digital news, and experience reporting from courts, councils, feature writing and photography.
Our New Forest and Christchurch patch ranges between Southampton and Bournemouth, taking in the famous national park, diverse urban fringes, and coastal areas.
The independent, family-owned newspaper is currently investing in the future with new purpose-built offices and digital planning.
We offer 25 days’ holiday, pension scheme, car allowance and free training. Salary by negotiation. Please send a CV, covering letter and examples of work to Andy Sherwood, News Editor
Advertiser & Times,
66 Old Milton Road,
Hampshire BH25 6DX
Closing Date: 31st August 2018
The Advertiser and Times Ltd is a family-owned publishing company that produces and prints the hugely popular local community newspaper titles The Lymington Times and New Milton Advertiser. Owned and run by 3 generations of the Curry family, the successful publishing business remains one of the few remaining independent newspaper publishers in the UK.
Our family of employees work in a wide variety of enjoyable and rewarding roles including journalism, advertising sales, production, graphic design and accounts.
As vacancies arise we will post them on this page. In the meantime, we are always interested in hearing from potential candidates. If you have an interest in the publishing industry and can offer a genuine passion for information sharing within the local community, delivered with integrity and honesty, email us with your CV and a covering letter.
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