Are you a talented and experienced news hound with a nose for a great story? Do you know your horse’s forelock from his fetlock? Are you as proficient with a CMS as you are with in-Design?

An exciting opportunity to lead Horse & Hound’s award-winning news desk has become available and we are looking for a talented individual to take our industry-leading news service to the next stage in its ongoing development.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced senior news journalist with at least three years experience in a similar role who can work accurately at a fast pace, juggling multiple stories for both print and online while managing a small team of permanent and freelance staff.

Excellent equestrian knowledge is a pre-requisite and existing contacts throughout the equestrian industry would be a bonus. An interest in video presenting would also be beneficial, but not essential.

This full-time role will be based in our brand new Farnborough offices in Hampshire, with some home working available if desired.

Please send your CV and a covering letter, including your salary expectations, to H&H Content Director Sarah Jenkins ( Applications close on 8 February, 2016.