Northern Correspondent

Dublin 2, Leinster
17 May 2019
31 May 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

We would like to appoint a Northern Correspondent.   

The successful candidate will have an established track record as a general reporter.  S/he will have a broad knowledge of current affairs and will be able to write news and analysis across all platforms.  This role requires a high degree of flexibility, adaptability and an ability to produce first-class work to deadline.

The role will contribute to the planning and executing of Northern Ireland coverage.  The person appointed will assist the Northern Editor to expand coverage in Northern Ireland in consultation with the Newsdesk in Dublin.

The successful candidate will contribute news reports and feature articles for all sections of The Irish Times and provide authoritative reporting and analysis of events. 

Applicants must demonstrate their ability to work independently and with others. They must also possess initiative, excellent judgment, decisiveness and good interpersonal skills.

Salaries and other terms and conditions will be based on the Agreement between The Irish Times and the National Union of Journalists. 

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV and a cover letter to for the attention of:

The Human Resource Director

The Irish Times

24-28 Tara Street

Dublin 2, D02 CX89

The closing date for applications is May 31st, 2019

The Irish Times in an equal opportunity employer.