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Zoos Victoria to hire content coordinator

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Zoos Victoria is looking for a content coordinator, based at the Melbourne Zoo.

The person will be assigned to produce content about Zoos Victoria’s outlets (Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary), the staff, animals, and conservation programs.

They will collaborate with the Melbourne Zoo's senior reporter to augment the content with visual aids and other supporting materials. The object is to drive more awareness of Zoos Victoria and generate more zoo attendance.

The position will be open exclusively to first-time applicants with graduate credentials in journalism/PR and communications experience. They must have demonstrable capability in digital content production for news media outlets, making pitches, and organisational capacity. Candidates who have worked in a nonprofit organisation or groups involved with environmental sciences and nature conservation may be considered.

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Journalist needed for Esperance Weekender

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The Great Southern Weekender has opened its doors for a new journalist to be based out of a new office in Esperance, WA, on either part-time or full-time basis.

The person will be assigned to cover breaking news for the digital edition, plus generate new audio/video content and other stories for the print edition.

The ideal candidate should have up to three years’ journalism experience. They should display strong initiative, a nose for news, and firm interest in the Esperance region. The application packet must comprise a cover letter and CV with three latest contact references.

Momentum Media to hire journalist

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Momentum Media is in need of a new journalist to be based in Sydney’s North Shore.

The person will be assigned to cover developments in the accountancy and SMSF sectors for Momentum titles Accountants Daily and SMSF Adviser. They will ensure that the content reflects the brands’ style and tone of voice. They will also contribute new story ideas to staff meetings.

Candidates must be journalists with up to three years’ experience in a business or media platform. They should show initiative in accomplishing tasks within deadlines and contribute to discussions. Working knowledge of Australia’s accounting scene and SMSF industry may also be considered.

PR executive needed for Closer communications

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Sydney boutique agency Closer Communications is in the market for a new PR account executive.

The PR executive will be assigned to tasks including, pitching stories about a client to national outlets, manage a client account’s influencer campaigns and social media content, and organise official client activities.

The applicant must be journalism, marketing, or PR graduates with over two years in a PR agency and was specifically assigned to consumer brand accounts. They should demonstrate strong organizational and project management capability, excellent verbal/written communication skill, and established media contacts.

Journalist sought for Illawarra Mercury

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Illawarra Mercury is opening a 12-month contract post for a journalist in Wollongong.

They will be assigned to write articles for the Mercury’s print and digital platforms, including commentary pieces, fresh news, and deep analysis.

The ideal candidate must be a journalist with proven experience in writing for print and digital audiences, and under close deadlines. They should be proactive in proposing new stories and collaborating with the editorial staff. The application packet must comprise a CV, cover letter, and previously published articles that are high quality in terms of grammar, facts, and message clarity.

Collie River Valley Bulletin to hire journalist

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Collie River Valley Bulletin community newspaper in Collie, WA, is opening its doors for a full-time journalist.

The person will be assigned to cover all significant events in the Collie region, and help produce photographs for the paper. They will also represent the paper in community activities.

Candidates should be seasoned reporters with strong experience in community/regional news. They must be capable of working in a team environment or with minimal supervision, plus holding a valid WA driver’s licence and have their own vehicle. The application packet should comprise a CV, cover letter, and samples of best work.