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📝 Vacancy: Programme editor

13 September 2019

Exeter City have an exciting opportunity for someone to take on the role of editor of our award-winning programme The Grecian.

The role is two days a week – on Mondays and Tuesdays – based on when there is a home game on the Saturday. There is also the opportunity for additional hours (on a Wednesday and Thursday) when we have a midweek programme the following week.

The successful candidate will need to be an accurate and engaging writer, have an eye for design and a skill for proof-reading.

We are also looking for someone who is organised, a good communicator and is enthusiastic about football and Exeter City.

ROLE: Programme editor
CONTRACT: Part-time permanent
LOCATION: St James Park
SALARY: Competitive - paid per programme
REPORTING TO: Media manager

Role and responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the production of the matchday programme The Grecian for all home first-team fixtures, excluding the Trophy.
  • Organising a team of programme contributors to make sure that copy is received in a timely manner to allow print deadlines to be met.
  • Proof-reading copy sent in by contributors and ensuring that it meets the style, tone and accuracy that the programme requires.
  • Working with our programme designers Seen In Design to make sure that copy and pictures are displayed in an attractive manner.
  • Communicating with the commercial department so that the programme adverting is correct and up-to-date.
  • Working with opposition football clubs to get information, pictures and headshots of their team for use in the matchday programme.
  • Interviewing players, members of staff and supporters for features where necessary.
  • Keeping stats up-to-date on player appearances, goals and assists for use in the matchday programme.
  • Coming up with new ideas for programme content.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please complete an equality monitoring form, an application form and write a 400-word fans' travel guide for our upcoming match away at Crewe Alexandra and send these, along with a covering letter, to:

HR, Exeter City Football Club, St James Park, Stadium Way, Exeter, Devon, EX4 6PX or email

The equality monitoring form can be downloaded here
The application form can be downloaded here

The closing date for this position is 5pm on Friday, September 20, 2019. 

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