The Hundred Rising - Rising Reporters 2022

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: The Hundred
  • Grade: Core
  • Salary: £80 per match
  • Location: National
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 10th May 2022 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Healthcare
Wellness programs
Additional parental leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

We are looking for eight aspiring journalists with a passion for men’s and women’s cricket to join our team of Rising Reporters to cover the second season of The Hundred this summer.

This is a highly sought-after and paid opportunity to get behind the scenes and tell the stories of cricket’s new and exciting competition.

You will be responsible for writing match reports and features after interviewing players and coaches for publication in national and regional media.

We're looking for people who have a passion and hunger to grow their career in journalism.

Successful candidates will have a positive energy and will work well as part of a team, keep to deadlines as well as someone who will bring their own personality to their writing, bringing The Hundred to life.

You will get support from the ECB and our broadcast partners to equip you with the skills and opportunities that will not only allow you to deliver the role but also to help you to take the next step in your career.

Applicants should be available to attend The Hundred matches between August and September 2022 (you will be asked to confirm this during the application process).

As part of the application process you will be required to submit a match report which will need to be within a 250 word limit as well as answer some other questions which will give us the opportunity to learn about your experience, skills and your passion.

Please note: You will also be asked to submit a copy of your CV but this will not be shared with the panel as part of the initial blind review of the applications.

For information purposes and planning, please see the timeline we are proposing for the process:

  • Deadline for applications - 6th May 2022

  • Applications will be reviewed between – 9th May – 20th May 2022

  • Candidates will be updated on application by 3rd June 2022

  • Online interview will be held with multiple assessor panel between 13th – 24th June 2022

  • Offers will be made on circa 4th July 2022.

 

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Tue 10th May 2022

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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