Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur FC

Editorial Assistant


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 1, 2022

Role description

Job Summary

Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League Club, based in North London, with a global following of millions.
Led by the late great Bill Nicholson, the Club became the first in England to win the League and FA Cup Double in 1961, and the first in the UK to win a European Trophy two years later. Spurs has since been home to some of the game great entertainers, including Jimmy Greaves, Glenn Hoddle, Paul Gascoigne, David Ginola, Gareth Bale, Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane.
In April 2019, the Club opened an iconic new stadium that sits at the heart of a £1billion sport-led regeneration of North Tottenham. The stadium is the largest football club stadium in London and is a multi-use venue with the ability to host a variety of events 365 days a year, including NFL, boxing, rugby, concerts and other major events, plus visitor attractions including Stadium Tours and the Dare Skywalk.
The stadium development scheme has to date created more than 4,000 new jobs for local people, with circa £300m pumped into the local economy each year.
Tottenham Hotspur has:

A clear strategy to develop talent from within its Academy, showcased by a strong track record of Academy players graduating to the first-team squad.
A £100m state-of-the-art Training Centre that supports the Club ambition to attract, develop and retain the best talent.
Commercial partnerships with globally-recognised brands including AIA Group Limited (AIA), one of the world's leading providers of life insurance services, and Nike, the world leading sports footwear and apparel company
A commitment to minimizing its environmental impact across Club operations, being named as the greenest in the Premier League for the past three years. Tottenham Hotspur is a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, committing to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and become net zero carbon by 2040
An award-winning Foundation that is renowned for creating opportunities to help enhance the lives of people in its local community through education, employment, health and social inclusion programmes

The Club is seeking an Editorial Assistant to support the Editorial team across written content on the website and match day programme.
Due to the nature of the industry, some out of hours working, including weekends, may be required from time to time..
Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS check with child barred list.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
Working in the Editorial team within the Communications department, the Editorial Assistant will be responsible for producing written content, primarily for the Club website and matchday programme. You will report in to the Senior Club Journalist (website) and Head of Publications (matchday programme) and will support them and the rest of the editorial team in producing a regular flow of high quality articles and features.

Key Responsibilities

Deliver articles and features which will be used across the club website and matchday programme
Work with the editorial team to help wherever required, which could include updating player profiles, writing match reports, conducting and writing up interviews
Covering our Academy teams, including sometimes attending matches
Contribute with fresh ideas for editorial features

Personal Attributes

Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas
Values respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
Enthusiastic journalist with a passion for writing
A strong news sense, high standards and exceptional eye for detail, with excellent proof-reading capabilities.
The ability to produce accurate, clean copy,
Work under high pressure and strict deadlines

Skills Experience

Strong experience in journalism/writing
A portfolio which showcases a diverse range of high-quality articles
Experience in Microsoft Word and basic photoshop skills
A good knowledge of football and Tottenham Hotspur
Proven experience of effectively managing your own time

DBS check, successful candidates are to be reminded that we may review the role and the requirements at a later date which could result in standard background and DBS checks.

Closing: 18 Nov 2022

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