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ESCAPE hiring for commercial managing editor

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News Corp Australia travel content brand ESCAPE is in need of a new commercial managing editor.

The commercial managing editor will be in charge of overseeing the production of content for the Sunday and Tuesday editions and any special issues, including 12 destination guides. They will work alongside a pool of over 50 freelance writers, masthead editors and marketing teams to outline the story list of the week and work alongside the editor in weekly cross-platform promotional initiatives. A commercial managing editor will also be the point person in dealing with clients and partners.

Candidates must be experienced at creating unique content under tight deadlines and have worked in a print production environment. The person must have an existing network of journalists and feature writers, plus operate the News Corp CMS.

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ABC to hire Indonesia supervising producer

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Applications close: 11/26/2019 02:11 AM

ABC is opening a six-month position for a supervising producer to handle Indonesian operations, based out of its Southbank Melbourne complex.

Assigned to the ABC APAC newsroom under the network’s APAC managing editor, the person will be tasked to provide editorial direction of ABC correspondents in Melbourne and Jakarta, Indonesia. They will also translate select ABC News material for Indonesian CALD domestic and overseas digital audiences, plus handle the production of mobile-friendly news material.

The ABC will consider applicants with ample journalism experience, team management skills, and who can exercise sound editorial judgment. The position will also require native-level fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia, and a familiarity with the APAC region’s news trends and new media.

Toowoomba Chronicle to hire reporter

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Applications close: 11/22/2019 08:11 PM

The Toowoomba Chronicle is on the market for a new reporter.

Reporting to the Chronicle’s editor-in-chief, the reporter will be assigned to cover new stories in the region and other topics for digital and print editions.

Candidates must be skilled at researching for news stories, have a sense of humour, and be dependable to undertake assignments on short notice. They will be asked to provide the paper with full career details and samples of their articles.

DEC PR searching for new account manager

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Sydney agency DEC PR has put up a new opening for an account manager within its ranks.

The account manager will be assigned to DEC PR’s tech and finance industry practice. They will be assigned to handle each client’s campaign, including suggesting ideas to improve on the campaign’s content and to guide junior personnel assigned to the campaign.

Applicants must be college/university graduates in Communications with at least two years’ experience in an agency specialising in B2B clients. They must be able to exercise proper time management and prioritise tasks for the day. Candidates with established contacts in the tech and finance industries and who have a proven record of PR work may be highly considered.

Daily Mail Australia hiring online news reporter

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The Australian edition of British newspaper Daily Mail is opening its doors to a new online news reporter.

The online news reporter is assigned to track news stories from around Australia and around the world that could be developed into new angles, as well as cover breaking news materials. The work will also include developing new media contacts and interviewing key figures behind the stories of the moment.

The candidate must be a college/university graduate with detailed experience in a print or digital news organisation, good research and photo analysis skills, and who can work alongside team members. The applicant should be well-educated on copyright and media laws, and should also require working flexible hours.

Recognition PR to hire B2B account manager

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Recognition PR’s Brisbane office has opened a slot for a B2B account manager of corporate and IT clients. The position can be taken up on a full-time or part-time basis.

The person will be tasked to handle client activities, including social media accounts, and work to grow the agency’s existing client ties. They will also write and edit pitches for the media. Administrative tasks will include organising and accounting client campaign budgets.

Candidates should have between four to seven years’ experience in a PR agency. They must possess good business writing skills, B2B analysis skills, talent at developing new client relationships, and can make confident pitches over the phone and email. Foreign applicants should have proper documentation for a right to work in Australia (except working holiday visas)