Join The Peoples Person Manchester United writing team


The Peoples Person is now welcoming freelance writers to join our editorial team in order to help keep our audience up to date with all the latest Manchester United news.

Position details

We are looking for a set of writers who will be assigned specific shifts on a monthly basis as well as other additional slots as and when work is required.

All positions are part-time, the pay rate is £7 per hour and work will be designated in specific slots in advance. Work will be assigned throughout the week and weekend work is likely to be required on matchdays.

Due to the nature of freelance roles, the amount of hours given to successful applicants will likely change on a monthly basis.

Applicant requirements

A successful candidate will be…

  • Able to write accurate content to tight deadlines using The Peoples Person’s style guide as a template
  • A Manchester United fan. We’re a fan website and we want to keep it that way
  • Passionate about Manchester United
  • Trained and skilled in journalism or have a background in writing
  • Reliable and consistent with your work
  • Able to source and create content yourself


Feature writers

We love to hear what you have to say on current issues and topics which Manchester United fans are talking about right now. Do you want to write a piece on Timothy Fosu-Mensah‘s rise or how Anthony Martial should be starting up front for Man United?

So long as your content is well researched and well written, we welcome any contributions and will be happy to publish them.

This is currently an unpaid position.

Social media positions

With a Facebook page that has over 2.2 million likes and a combined following of more than 30,000 followers on Twitter, The Peoples Person has a vast audience and we’re looking to expand our social media team to keep it all up-to-date.

There will be both matchday and non-matchday positions available. For the right candidate who shows drive in the role. This is currently an unpaid position but there is potential for it to turn into a paid role in the future.

For now, what we need are people to help us improve our social media coverage and make sure we are always keep our audience engaged.

How to apply

Please send a covering letter, CV, your availability and an example news article between 200-250 words (excluding quotes) written in The Peoples Person style to

Note – Applicants must read The Peoples Person style guide (available here) before submitting content.

Good luck to all those who apply.

There is no deadline for this role as we will always be taking on board more freelancers.