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News.com.au seeks national political editor

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

News.com.au is on the market for a new national political editor, assigned to Parliament House in Canberra.

The national political editor will work with the national political reporter to cover the latest developments in the Parliament floor, especially leads that may develop into bigger news down the line. Produced content should be accurate, within deadlines and according to News style guidelines. The person may also be tasked to monitor all digital channels for other news leads.

The post will require journalists with detailed newsroom experience and a background in political discussions, plus proficiency in writing balanced content for a digital audience. Candidates with secondary subject interests that can angle to politics may also be considered.

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Cancer Institute NSW to hire media/PR advisor

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Applications close: 08/24/2020 01:08 AM

The Cancer Institute NSW is in need of a media and PR advisor, to be based in St Leonard’s, Sydney, on a 12-month contract.

The person will be tasked to lead the Institute’s media relations efforts to increase awareness of cancer and potential solutions. They will also build communications with internal stakeholders, government agencies, and NGOs.

Candidates must be graduates of either communications, journalism, public relations, or media studies courses. They should have demonstrable experience in traditional/social media monitoring tools and practices, media database management, and development and execution of social awareness campaigns. Deep interest in Australian media, and the NSW and national health sectors is also highly preferred.

Pascoe’s Gas and Water to hire PR specialist

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Perth utility contractor Pascoe’s Gas & Water is now recruiting for a PR practitioner.

The person will be assigned to develop and execute new media relations and PR campaigns for the company, with the full collaboration of company management. The content, which will be seeded over digital channels, will range from positive media releases to “good news” material that may be connected to Pascoe’s service line. The person will also be working with management and HR personnel on crisis resolution and internal communications.

The ideal candidate should be a graduate of PR or marketing courses with at least two years’ experience in a related position. Essential skills will include high CRM/MS Office proficiency, strong verbal/written communications, calm diplomacy, and driving under a valid WA licence. Work experience in a legal services or HR professional services company will be considered.

Journalist wanted for Wavelength Group

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Wavelength Group regional online news media company of Singleton, NSW is recruiting for a journalist.

The journalist will be tasked to cover regional news in and around Singleton. They will also develop community contacts for further leads.

Candidates for the post must be journalism graduates with detailed experience in online media publishing. The position will require proven skills in news research/analysis and production, strong initiative and innovation, at least basic proficiency in photography, and a valid driver’s licence.

Triple M hiring for program manager

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Applications close: 08/26/2020 07:08 PM

Southern Cross Austereo is on the market for a program manager for Triple M Hobart.

The program manager is tasked to oversee the network’s daily operations and produce new engaging content.

Applicants must have detailed experience in radio content production and have proven capable of working in a high-pressure team environment. Proficiency in GSelector is also needed, as is familiarity with the Tasmanian market. The application packet must comprise the CV, cover letter, and demo.

Stockhead Australia recruiting for journalist

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Stockhead Australia has posted an opening for a journalist to be based in Sydney, as a work-from-home or office position.

The person is assigned to write on topics relevant to ASX small-caps and investors and to cover official announcements from the ASX, as well as conduct interviews for feature articles.

Candidates must be seasoned journalists with at least two years’ experience in covering the health and biotech industries (reporting for other tech-related sectors in addition to the above may be considered). They should possess excellent time-management and communication skills, and proficiency at operating a CMS.