ID: 184067

Journalist Volunteer

Sport One off - an event Murdoch WA

About this opportunity

Your key tasks and responsibilities will involve: • Each journalist will be allocated a sport hub where a cluster of sports will take place throughout the event period. This cluster will vary throughout the event. • Journalists will be required to travel out to each sport at least once during the event period and conduct video interviews with student participants, volunteers, sport competition managers, sponsors, University Team Managers and spectators. • The primary objective of the journalists is to capture fun, entertaining and interesting content involving sport and the students participating in the events. It is your job to get the atmosphere of Nationals on video. • These video interviews will then be uploaded to the UniSport media channels and the content shared across all other UniSport social media channels. • Creating participant interview content • Other important skills that would be useful for a journalist to possess include: o Script writing for video footage voice overs o Presenting to camera to introduce or summarise video footage o Video editing capability

Additional requirements

Is this role for you? The Journalist volunteer role would suit a person studying journalism, media, communications or public relations with an interest in sporting competitions.
We are looking for someone who:
✓ Ability to approach and be approachable, you communicate effectively with a variety of people
✓ Outgoing personality
✓ Ability to meet strict deadlines
✓ Good computer skills and your own laptop
✓ Ability to work as part of a team
✓ Enthusiastic and motivated approach
✓ Well-developed customer service, organisational and problem-solving skills
✓ Ability to take initiative
✓ Can attend compulsory training sessions to ensure that you are familiar with event policies and procedures
✓ Attend the entire duration of the event
✓ Wear the event uniform as required and be neatly groomed at all times
✓ Conduct oneself in a professional manner by being punctual and reliable
✓ Uphold UniSport policies and guidelines

Time Required

24-30 September 2022

Type of work
  • Marketing, Media & Communications
  • Sport & Physical Activity
  • Writing & Editing