May 10, 2023

Job Opportunity: Head of Media

Job Description 

Title: Head of Media 

Salary:  Competitive  

Type of Contract: Permanent 

Reporting to: CEO 

Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire 

Hours: 37.5 hours a week – including some evenings, weekends and holidays 

Closing Date: 19th May 2023 

Start Date: To be discussed 

How to Apply: Please send CV and Cover Letter titled Head of Media by email to 

Job Summary (The main purpose of the job) 

Wakefield Trinity Rugby League Club is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated Head of Media.

Reporting to the CEO, working as a key member of the Club, this role is pivotal in ensuring that the highest standards of communication and information are relayed both internally and externally. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Management of digital and social media output
  • Creation of official stories on the club website
  • Working on projects to generate income 
  • Work alongside our Club Videographer to create video content for the club’s platforms
  • Promote and support the delivery of the Club’s key events
  • Generate press coverage for the Club’s work
  • Daily liaison with local and national media outlets
  • Editing of our monthly magazine
  • Managing any press/media enquiries
  • Other responsibilities as deemed appropriate for the role

Key skills: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good attention for detail and proof-reading skills 
  • Understanding of different social media platforms and tone of voice 
  • Experience of using content management systems 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines 
  • Self-motivated and ability to work on own initiative 
  • Creative and ability to identify newsworthy stories 
  • Excellent IT skills including use of Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop and Elements 
  • Demonstrate excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise work load and multi task.

In your covering letter you should draw on all relevant aspects of your experience, including paid employment and/or voluntary work and training to show how your skills, experience and personal qualities match the requirements of this job, which are set out on the above job description. 

Wakefield Trinity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and employees to share this commitment. This role involves work with young people and is subject to DBS checks. As such this post is exempt for the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the applicant must disclose all previous convictions including spent convictions. Two references will also be required. Applicants will, in addition be expected to undertake training appropriate to the role.