TMG is committed to providing unrivalled coverage of the London 2012 Olympics across all platforms, and Telegraph Sport is seeking two exceptional journalists help the publication achieve this goal. The demands of live publishing are significant, and the successful candidates must display the capacity to thrive in this uniquely pressured environment.
The live bloggers will produce instant content across all Olympic sports, will interact with the group's reporters and correspondents at the venues, and will drive reader interaction. Crucially, the live bloggers will shape the tone of the Telegraph's coverage, and will be able to entertain as well as inform. Humour, warmth and wit are as vital as speed, stamina and accuracy. In-depth kayak knowledge isn't a must, but a deep and broad understanding of the Olympics is a distinct advantage. Flair, stamina and technical efficiency are essential.
To apply, visit the website to forward your CV, which will include experience of working for national titles in a live environment. To complete your application, please attach a succinct submission which outlines:
1) Why you want to work for Telegraph Sport during the Olympics
2) Three examples of recent live blogs written for a major audience
3) Five elements you think an Olympics live blog needs to have
Closing date for applications is Wednesday May 16th 2012. Successful candidates who prove themselves during the Olympics will be considered for future opportunities with Telegraph Sport.