Countryman in need of journalist
Seven West Media WA regional broadsheet Countryman is looking for a journalist to be part of the editorial team.
The journalist will be tasked to cover the Countryman’s core story areas, primarily WA’s agriculture industry and its associated events. The work will involve liaising with the editorial board on topics, using social media to share stories and engage with readers, and meeting farmers. They may also be assigned to represent the paper at community and industry events.
The ideal candidate should be a seasoned reporter with strong interview and communication skills, deep familiarity with media laws, and a fervent interest in regional WA communities and the agriculture industry. They should also carry a valid drivers licence and be available for work on flexible schedules including weekends.
Sutherland Shire Council searching for media/PRO
Applications close: 06/09/2020 01:06 AM
The Sutherland Shire Council in NSW is in need of a new media and public relations officer.
The official will team with the Council’s Executive PR and Media Specialist for nurturing and protecting the Council’s reputation, and inform the public of further Council announcements and activities. They will also build relations with various resource specialists for creating editorial content about the Council and process media requests.
The ideal candidate will be open to seasoned media/PR practitioners with a deep interest in government service and can work flexible hours. The person should demonstrate creative thinking, rapid initiative, and work within deadlines.
2TM/92.9FM to hire news journo
Tamworth radio stations 2TM and 92.9FM have opened a slot for a news journalist.
The person will be in charge of producing and presenting news bulletins on-air, plus publishing articles over digital channels and running a weekly news podcast.
The position is open to seasoned journalists with a detailed performance record, especially in community news reporting, and can work with minimal supervision. A valid drivers licence is also needed.
Ovato hiring for senior account exec
Sydney integrated agency Ovato Communications is in need of a new senior account executive.
The senior account executive will be the point of contact for client and will aid the leadership with business growth. They will also handle the mentoring of junior staff.
Applicants must be graduates of any course and have had at least two years’ agency experience handling IT or gaming industry-based accounts. They should be innately focused on attention to detail and finishing ahead of deadlines.
Espresso looking for account manager
Sydney integrated agency Espresso Communications is opening a slot for an account manager, to be based in Sydney.
The account manager will be assigned to B2B tech clients, guiding them on their campaigns and strategic growth.
Applicants must have served in the PR or journalism industries for at least three years, with a sound record of client management. Experience in a tech-based B2B corporate communications environment is an advantage.
Yahoo Australia hiring for social media editor
Yahoo! Australia is in need of a new social media editor, to be based in the Sydney CBD on a 12-month contract.
The social media editor will collaborate with the social media manager in building up content over Yahoo! Australia and its social media channels. The work will include identifying news leads with a potential to go viral and angle them for social media channel distribution, developing video/graphics materials, and monitor social media algorithms for further strategic planning.
Candidates for the post must have had at least three years’ experience in social media-based news and publishing roles. They must have a deep understanding of functions and data analysis in Facebook, Instagram and TikTok, plus legal matters in journalism. Video editing and image editing/optimisation skills are an advantage.