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PR officer needed for Australian Army

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The Defence Department is hiring a public relations officer for the Australian Army, to be based in Melbourne.

The PR officer will manage a team of PR practitioners who will manage the Army’s branding and reputation development efforts through press releases, videos, and social media content. They will also talk with the Army’s senior command staff on building new communication strategies, media relations, and issues management. The work may require assignment to Defence Force HQ in Canberra or attached with units on deployment.

The job will be open exclusively to Australian citizens who graduated with PR, Corporate Communications, or Journalism degrees with at least three years’ experience. They must pass the standard ADF physical fitness test and undergo background checks.

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Deputy Editor needed for NT News

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News Corp Australia regional title the NT News is recruiting for a new deputy editor to be based in Darwin, NT.

The person will be in charge of managing new reader content and distributing them across print and digital platforms. They will also help delegate coverage duties to the paper’s newsroom team and continuously monitor and coach them for better improvement.

The ideal candidate should be a journalist with detailed experience in field reports and newsroom management. They must be capable of processing clear copy within close deadlines and have extensive knowledge of various topics, including familiarity with the southeast Queensland political scene.

SEN hiring for Perth evening announcer

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Applications close: 09/30/2021 07:09 PM

The Sports Entertainment Network (SEN) is opening its doors for a new evening announcer based in Perth, WA.

The person will be tasked to produce and host a primetime talk sports radio show.

The ideal candidate must have worked at least one year in a commercial on-air role, with required skillsets including full operations of Zetta and G-Selector, and familiarity with CRA’s Codes of Practice and Broadcasting Standards. They should be deeply familiar with Australian sports, primarily the AFL and NRL, including an existing contacts list.

The application packet should comprise a CV, cover letter, and best aircheck sample.

City of Sydney hiring marcomms manager

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The City of Sydney local government is opening doors for a new marketing communications manager.

The marcomms manager is in charge of the city administration’s content marketing efforts, providing daily employee updates and organizational priorities. The content will be published over the staff intranet and be part of email campaigns and digital city screens.

The ideal candidate should be a PR/communications/marketing professional with extensive records in an agency or in-house environment. They must be capable of planning and executing action plans to deliver results within tight deadlines, and can liaise with multiple stakeholders and media. The application package should include a CV and a preemployment health declaration.

Guardian Australia hiring economics correspondent

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The Guardian’s Australian office has opened a slot for an economics correspondent.

The person will be assigned to cover the Australian economy, from the latest news to investigative analysis, with special emphasis on topics related to sustainable businesses. The role is a 12-month contract based in Sydney or Melbourne.

The ideal candidate must be an established journalist with dedicated contacts and experience in the economics beat, including study and analysis of policy decisions, local and international trade, and business concepts. Experience in covering green economy and sustainable practices are highly considered.

News Corp Australia to hire digital editor

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News Corp Australia is searching for a digital editor to be based in Geelong.

The person will be overseeing the local newsroom’s digital content production, tasking assignments to the reporters and journalists and drafting the news website agenda. They will process the content for proper keyword insertion and study the website analytics for audience engagement.

Candidates must be established journalists with strong multimedia credentials and newsroom experience, familiarity with the METHODE publishing system, and extensive knowledge of current issues. They should also demonstrate familiarity with digital marketing methods, including SEO, social media marketing, and Adobe Analytics.