Manchester United Updates is a long established and highly reputable Manchester United fan page on Facebook and the Internet. We aim to be the best. Our “likes” on Facebook are well over 500,000 and our Facebook post reach approaches 1,000,000. In addition, our website viewed over 700,000 times every month by a loyal and increasing fan base. You will be joining what someone described as “the best Admin team on the Internet”. All positions are voluntary. Currently, we operate in three teams:
Website Writing Team.
To ensure we always have original content on our website we are always looking to expand our Writing Team. You may be a budding journalist, a journalism student, a passionate fan who wants an avenue to write, or just someone who wants a forum for their voice to be heard. You must be able to write comprehensive articles and match reports on a regular basis. Above all else we want people with a passion for Manchester United. This team is headed up by Ross Baxter.
Social Media Admin Team.
We are looking for Admins to assist in the running of the various Facebook pages and maybe the other social media accounts that we have. If you are a passionate Manchester United supporter with a good knowledge of the club and excellent communication skills we would be interested in hearing from you. Many of our social media admins also enjoy writing for our website. This team is headed up by Deane Nicholls.
Web Development Team.
We are always looking to expand our website, and to do this we are looking for experienced web developers. You might already work for a web development company, or you might be a university student studying information technology and web development. Experience in using WordPress is a must, and other programming skills are likely to useful as well. This team is headed up by our Senior Web Developer.
Graphic Artist Team.
Giving our website and social media accounts that “Manchester United Updates” look is very important to us. Our graphic artists are responsible for creating all our Facebook covers, match day posters and all other images we use. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and other similar software packages is essential. This team is headed up by Em Hussam.
The ability to work as part of a team and be respectful to others is essential.
If you would like to apply for a position at Manchester United Updates, you will need to fill in the form below, also including a sample (no less than 500 words) of an article you have written yourself (website writing team and social media admin team only) You will need to be 15 years of age, or older, in order to work for us.
If you are applying to be a Website Writer or a Social Media Admin to support your application you will need to attach an original sample of your writing (no less than 500 words). The topic can be anything Manchester United related. Applications without a sample of your writing will not be considered.
If you are applying to join the web development team, in order to support your application you will need to demonstrate to us your skills in this area.
You will have the benefit of working with a large team (over 50 people) of knowledgable, committed and passionate fans. We communicate with each other using social media all the time. You will make friends for life, all around the world. In addition, you will learn a considerable amount about social media and web development, and Manchester United, and above all else, you will be closer to the action, than ever before.
We look forward to receiving your application. Good luck!