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7 Sydney-based media jobs you should apply for today.

Time to grammar check the cover letter.

Media! It’s a great place to work (Okay, okay. We’re a little bias).

But seriously though, if you’re looking for a change or for a great place to work check out the jobs on offer below.

Beauty and Wellness Editor/POPSUGAR Australia

Location: Sydney
Employment type: Full-time 

“At Allure Media, we’re focused on people. We provide a fast-paced, flexible and innovative working environment. Every staff member has the opportunity to make a real contribution to our products and our business.”

Job description:

“POPSUGAR Australia is looking for a talented beauty and wellness editor who thinks outside the box, has the drive and the contacts to take charge of the beauty channel on one of Australia’s largest women’s lifestyle websites. We’re looking for a highly motivated self-starter who isn’t afraid of rolling deadlines, thrives on taking risks and can adapt quickly to new platforms and strategies. “

For more information and to apply click here.

Radio Producer/Southern Cross Austero

Southern Cross Austereo is an exciting, vibrant, energetic and progressive company employing over 2000 staff nationally. We are dedicated to delivering firsts in entertainment solutions with the ability to reach 95% of Australian’s through our Radio, TV and Digital channels.”

Job description:
Working closely with the Production Director and creative writers, and traffic team, you will produce high quality commercials for the SCA network, this role will give you a lot of creative freedom as you develop innovative and relevant content that is targeted for the listener demographic, client and requirements of the station. You will ensure that all on air content meets relevant station guidelines and on air codes of practice before going live.

For more information and to apply click here.

Reporter and Producer/ABC News 24

“The ABC is the nation’s most trusted and independent source of Australian conversations, culture, and stories. With over 4,000 employees from diverse backgrounds, located across over 50 locations around Australia and overseas, we are proud to create, curate and deliver high-quality programming that informs, educates and entertains Australian communities.”

Job description:

The ABC’s nightly news discussion program The Drum, is looking for a creative, skilled story teller to join the team. Play an active role gathering, reporting and producing daily content: you will analyse the issues and news events for the program, to help drive discussion, add context and engage the audience.

For more information and to apply click here.

Network Style Manager/Nine Entertainment Co.

Nine is Australia’s most expansive entertainment company with a footprint that extends across TV and digital, including the Nine Network and Nine Digital.  Together with creative solutions team powered by nine, Nine connects brands with consumers in the most meaningful way, delivered at scale.

Job description:

We have a vacancy in our Sydney office for a Network Style Manager. The Network Style department provides wardrobe, hair and make-up services to News and Productions across the Network whilst ensuring a consistent on-air look is managed across all markets.

The purpose of the Network Style Manager role is to create and implement a national framework for Network style that ensures a high level of service whilst managing operating costs and efficiencies across each market.

For more information and to apply click here.

Editorial Assistant/Australian Associated Press

“Australian Associated Press is Australia’s National News Agency, providing news, photos and information services to the media, commercial organisations and government. We have a long history of integrity, trust and pride ourselves on AAP’s four underlying key principles that are Supportive, Honesty, Inclusive and Positive.”

Job description:

We are seeking a highly organised Editorial Assistant to provide administrative support and assistance to the Bureau Chief and editorial team. Reporting directly to the Bureau Chief, you will utilise your skills in ensuring the smooth operation and maximum efficiency of the Editorial Division.

For more information and to apply click here.

Videographer and Graphic Designer/Happy Mag

“Happy Mag is a Sydney based music and youth culture magazine focussed primarily on independent news, reviews and feature articles which shine a light on emerging creators and communities.”

Job description:

We are looking for an energetic and passionate junior designer to join our team and help spearhead the evolution of our digital content, primarily our video work.

  • 1-2 years commercial experience as a graphic designer
  • Extensive experience both shooting and editing video in Premiere
  • Passionate about developing unique digital content
  • Autonomous and self motivated enough to work both on site and remotely

For more information and to apply click here.

News Reporter/Daily Mail Australia

Job description:

The suitable candidate will have an impressive track record of finding and breaking exclusive stories of national and global interest. A minimum of three years’ relevant experience is desirable.

Requirements include:

  • Solid newspaper, magazine or news website experience
  • Ability to generate own news / showbusiness stories
  • Flexibility regarding shift patterns
  • Positions are freelance to permanent

Besides a competitive salary package, staff benefits include healthcare and pension contributions.

For more information and to apply click here.


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