Journalism recruitment agency listing

Journalism is a popular career choice, but that means competition is fierce for jobs with newspapers, magazines and online publishers.

Newspapers used to recruit school leavers as trainees, but that is now rare and the minimum qualification needed for an entry-level position is usually a degree. Journalism graduates who studied a course that allowed them to complete their NCTJ qualification will have an advantage when applying for trainee reporter roles, but employers will also consider people with English or media studies degrees.

Most journalists begin their career as a trainee with a local newspaper, magazine publisher, news agency or website. Jobs at this level are almost always advertised direct, rather than through recruitment agencies, and pay between £13,000 and £18,000 a year, depending on location and the size of the publication.

Once they have completed their training, staff can choose to focus on news, sport, business, features or production. Good mainstream reporters and feature writers with bulging contact books will always have employment opportunities. Rival publications will be keen to hire them and much of the recruitment is done on a recommendation basis.

However, publications that need staff with specialist knowledge, such as trade journals, tend to use editorial recruitment agencies to find the right people. Similarly, many production journalism jobs, including vacancies for sub-editors, page designers and section editors, and senior managerial positions are filled by agencies.

Salaries for permanent positions within the industry vary from £20,000 for a reporter's role on a local newspaper to six-figure packages for editors of national newspapers and high-circulation magazines. Many experienced journalists prefer to operate on a freelance basis, with their earnings dictated by how much work they can sell.

 

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MP Resourcing LTD

MP Resourcing understand the diverse needs of today’s businesses and job seekers and offer expert help for clients and candidates. From candidate sourcing through to advertising, response handling, screening and interviewing, MP Resourcing offers local Permanent Recruitment Services providing comprehensive and tailored solutions that improve efficiency and reduce costs.

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GLOSS CREATIVE RECRUITMENT

Based in the heart of Leeds, we know that the media sector is fast paced and requires specialist creative staff members. Offering candidates for a wide variety of roles from Journalists and Copywriters to Studio Managers, our exclusive Yorkshire database contains local, pre-qualified candidates with skills including HTML Coding and Digital Publication, ready to fill your permanent and contract vacancies.

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LinkPoint Resources Limited

As a specialist recruiter to the media sector our consultants have built an extensive database of talented media professionals. We know where to search and have developed innovative ways to reveal the best candidates. Our reputation in the industry is enviable and we have experience of both in-house and agency environments. Previous successful placements include areas such as Publishing, Film and TV and Events Management.

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Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.

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Personnel Selection

We are committed to finding the RIGHT person - not just ANY person - for the job! Our consultants are reliable, industrious and innovative and always deliver an outstanding service to both candidates and clients alike. Personnel Selection; it's what we do best!

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Buchan and London Recruitment Ltd

Addressing all positions in what is an extensive industry, Buchan and London Recruitment are able provide in demand professionals for Media Roles such as Events Coordinators and Online Editors. Our professional service is held in high regard by clients nationwide, valuing our ability to consistently provide superior staffing solutions for what is a competitive industry. We deal with permanent vacancies all over the UK.

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JT Recruit Ltd

JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!

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4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN

Interaction Commercial Recruitment

The tailored media solutions we provide are focussed on delivering highly suitable candidates for all industry sub sectors including advertising, broadcasting, journalism and event management. Our commercial team at Interaction Recruitment provide an honest and personal media recruitment service and can supply nationwide clients with everything from events coordinators to editorial assistants. We offer competitive rates for all placements.

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