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Journalist

Fairfax Media

Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 10/07/2018

Job Category:

Media, Adv., Arts & Entertainment / Journalism and Copywriting

Job description:

Following an internal promotion, the Macleay Argus at Kempsey is seeking a journalist.

This is your chance further your career in a digital-first newsroom, while working in a beautiful part of the world.

This is a permanent part-time role, 22.8 hours per week.

The successful applicant will be responsible for content gathering and for delivering clean and accurate copy for print and digital use. You will be working with the editor to continue to grow the impressive audience numbers of the Macleay Argus.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Helping drive programs and strategies to build our audiences
  • Being an advocate for our News Now strategy, ensuring content is developed in a way which builds engagement
  • Producing photos and videos as required for all media platforms
  • Practising journalistic excellence, ensuring facts, details, names and places in copy are correct
  • Collaboration and building a team CARE culture
  • Participation in regular meetings and structured training where required.

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Appropriate journalistic experience, skills and knowledge according to grade expectations
  • A genuine interest in digital media
  • A community focus
  • Technologically savvy skillset
  • An ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • High attention to detail and adaptability
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • The ability to work flexible and irregular hours
  • An emphasis on compliance with company and editorial department policies.

If you thrive by working collaboratively and want to actively participate in developing a strong team culture which enables us to build a modern, stronger rural and regional media network then please connect with us today.

Fairfax Media embraces all aspects of diversity & inclusion and is committed to creating a workplace which reflects the incredibly diverse customers, audiences and communities we serve.

Disclaimer: Fairfax Media does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Fairfax Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.