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Nine hiring for climate/energy reporter

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Nine newspapers The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald have opened applications for a climate and energy reporter to be based in Canberra.

The reporter will be primarily assigned to the papers’ Parliament House bureau. Their reporting must be balanced for release over print and digital platforms. The assignment will also give the reporter a chance to cultivate more sources for their coverage, which may aid in national decision-making on Australia’s environment and energy issues.

Candidates for the position must have an extensive journalism background, strong communication skills, and have demonstrated an ability to produce accurate, credible reports. They should also have detailed knowledge of Australia’s corporate environment and federal politics. They must also be eligible to live and work in the ACT.

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The Daily Telegraph seeks senior reporter

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News Corp Australia publication The Daily Telegraph has an opening for a senior reporter.

The senior reporter will be tasked to produce fresh articles under tight deadlines, plus research for stories that may develop into bigger news material. They will also engage readers and keep tabs on their content’s data analytics.

The prospective applicant must have a solid record of field reporting and newsroom experience (print and digital), and be capable of producing accurate material within deadlines. They should also be knowledgeable in multiple topics, have excellent communication skills, and have extensive contact resources.

NRG opens marketing/communications coordinator job

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The National Renewable Group (NRG) is now accepting applications for a marketing and communications coordinator.

The marketing and communications coordinator is assigned to develop and execute NRG’s marketing/brand awareness campaigns under full coordination with the managing director. They will also run NRG’s social media channels and manage online reviews, plus conduct case studies and reviews with NRG’s customers.

Candidates must be highly skilled in digital media and marketing operations, including website management, social media, and radio work. They should be adept at problem-solving, motivated to work with minimal supervision, and are experienced in front-end customer service. Applicants will be asked to furnish NRG a CV with attached cover letter for initial screening; a phone interview and face-to-face interview await candidates.

ARTC looking for marketing communications coordinators

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The Australian Rail Track Corp (ARTC) has begun accepting applications for two new marketing communications coordinators to be based in Newcastle or Sydney, NSW.

The marketing communications coordinator will be tasked to develop and execute the ARTC’s brand strategy under supervision by the GM for communications and marketing.

Candidates must be graduates of communications or marketing courses, or other related backgrounds, and have a record of proven experience. They should also possess excellent oral and written communications skills, can adapt to changing workplace developments, and aid in improving company workflow. The ARTC will also consider candidates who are familiar with transport or infrastructure project management processes.

The position will be open until 30 September 2019

Closer Communications to hire new PR Coordinator

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Sydney Inner West agency Closer Communications has opened a slot for a new PR account coordinator.

The chosen applicant will be assigned to a list of reputable technology and lifestyle brands.

Work will include daily liaisons with clients, handling social media channels and running client events. Closer’s senior leadership team will be on hand to mentor the account coordinator’s career development.

The applicant’s service record must include tenures in a PR/communications agency or a broader field that also includes PR-based activities. The person should also be proven to work well in a team environment, complete tasks within deadlines, are willing to learn, and can seize the initiative.

AMGC to hire PR/communications expert

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The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has opened applications for an in-house PR and communications professional.

The person will be primarily tasked to develop and execute new campaigns to help improve AMGC’s status as a manufacturing industry stakeholder. The work will include creating standard PR materials, liaising with media contacts, managing and updating the AMGC’s social media accounts, and monitoring media coverage involving the AMGC. In addition, the successful candidate will closely work with the managing director and the five State Directors on the AMGC’s media program and associated activities.

Candidates must have had between three to five years’ experience in a PR agency, especially one where they have been involved in B2B account activities and managed campaigns from concept to events and final reporting. The person should be proficient in MS Office, very fluent in English oral and written skills, notably in punctuation and grammar. They also should have an extensive PR contact database and deep knowledge of media, politics, business, and the manufacturing sector.