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Current opportunities

You can find all our current media vacancies at the Press Association in this section. If you have the skills and experience required for any of our positions, we would be delighted to hear from you. If there are no suitable jobs for you in our current vacancy list but you believe that your skills and experience would be of interest to us, please send your CV and covering letter detailing your career ambitions and salary expectations to the following email: PArecruitment@pressassociation.com

  • Parliamentary Reporter

    PA is looking for a reporter capable of filing fast, fair and accurate coverage of proceedings in Parliament....

  • Political Correspondent

    PA is looking for a lobby correspondent to join its Westminster team providing coverage of politics and more. The successful applicant will be able to file fast, accurate and fair copy on a huge range of subjects, making full use of their own contacts and social media to tell those stories across all platforms....

  • Head of Sales – Racing and Sports Betting

    Howden – East Yorkshire Do you want to work for one of the most prestigious multimedia organisations within the UK, that is a market leader in the Racing and Sports Betting industry? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you within the Press Association.......

  • Marketing and Sales Executive

    Location: London  There is now an exciting opportunity for a talented and ambitious Marketing and Sales Assistant to join growing agency, TNR. Are you looking to join a company full of creative, lively people? Do you know your stuff and would thrive being part of......

  • Customer Support Analyst

    Location: Howden  The Press Association is the UK’s Leading multimedia and content provider, offering Fast, Fair and Accurate data to an extensive range of customers around the world. The Press Association offers a wide variety of products and services including pictures, video’s, live racing, betting......

  • Customer Support Analyst

    Location: Howden An opportunity has arisen for an individual to join our Racing Customer Support Team in Howden. Provide real-time response to our clients and escalating and diagnosing issues reported internally and externally. Candidates will adhere to departmental objectives, processes and procedures, whilst meeting specific......

  • Creative Artworker

    Location: London Are you looking for a new challenge within a dynamic and fast-paced environment? Do you consider yourself a team-player who’d fit in well with an energetic and close-knit team? Got artwork experience behind you and a head full of creative ideas? Then apply......

  • Team Leader – Data Operations

    Department: Data Location: Howden The Press Association is the UK’s leading provider of multimedia content and services – our newswire service provides most of the news content you read and watch. We are also leading the way with our Sport portfolio of products and services.......

  • Senior Desktop Support Technician

    Location: Howden A role has become available in the Desktop Support Team based in Howden, as the Senior Technician.  It is an excellent opportunity for a candidate that has experience in IT support role and would enjoy the responsibility of taking on some team leader......

  • Account Manager – Media

    Do you have a passion for Media? Do you want to work for one of the most prestigious multi-media news agencies within the UK? If you join our team, you will be tasked with Account Managing some of PA’s key clients....


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Want to find out what it’s like to work here?

Robin, Sub-editor, Puzzles

There are three main elements to my current job in our Bristol-based Puzzles department: compiling, proofreading and formatting. The first is by far the most interesting for me and typically consists of writing quiz questions and creating and comp...

Amanda, Head of Management Accounts

I have a very varied role which changes greatly from month to month - especially at month-end when I am busy preparing Accounts or when I work closely with regional directors, providing accurate financial information which enables them to grow the bu...

Richard, Head of Sport & Racing Data

I hold responsibility for managing growth within Data Services for Sport & Racing. My role involves me being adaptable, identifying and defining strategies and key decision making. A typical day will involve me being updated by project teams with ...


The Press Association is running a bursary scheme to enable more people from ethnically and socially diverse backgrounds to train as journalists.


This scheme aims to encourage a greater intake from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds and is supported by the Journalism Diversity Fund.


We will aim to select two successful candidates each year.

Training schemes

Our NCTJ courses are widely regarded as the best multimedia journalism courses in the UK. Our magazine journalism course is accredited by the Professional Publishers Association (PPA), the lead body for best practice in training and development for the magazine and business media industry.


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Work Experience

For over a century generations of great journalists have started their careers at the Press Association and today we still give many people their first taste of life in the media through our work experience scheme.


As you would expect, places are very limited but every year, a number of would-be journalists or students interested in a career in the media spend some time in our multimedia newsrooms and other departments, learning how PA tells stories in words, pictures and video.


If you are looking for editorial work experience, we are fully subscribed at present until the Autumn.  Please check this site again in September if you are still interested.


For any other work experience placements, please email an up to date CV, specifying your area of interest and your availability to:



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