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Australian Army searches for PR officer

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Australian Defence Force is in need of a PR professional to work with the Australian Army.

The PR officer will be assigned to run communications campaigns to bolster positive public perception of the Army as an essential part of the nation’s armed forces. The work will include drafting press releases for media distribution, developing relationships with media personnel (especially those on the defence beat), assembling video and images of Army personnel/activities for promotional materials, organising media awareness training for servicepeople, and to advise Army command staff on sensitive matters involving uniformed personnel.

The position is only open to Australian citizens between 17 and 56 years old, who must have a proven body of work in PR, journalism, marketing, and corporate communications. They should also be mentally and physically fit for basic military training and are willing to be stationed at ADF bases in Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Sydney, or Townsville.

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Mamamia hiring for evening editor

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Women’s content portal Mamamia is opening applications for a new evening editor to be based in Surry Hills, NSW. The shift period is 2PM to 10PM Sunday to Thursday.

The evening editor will be in charge of producing and editing content for Mamamia’s multiple platforms. They will also find the most appropriate angles for a story and proceed accordingly while ensuring that the homepage has a balanced concentration of material.

Candidates must be journalism, media or communications graduates with at least five years’ experience as reporter and editor for digital content platforms, including writing and researching for quality stories within deadlines. They should also be skilled in high-performance team management and mentoring junior staff, plus have a deep understanding of Australian TV and celebrity culture trends.

Journalists sought for Stockhead

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Stockhead Australia is searching for new tech journalists to be based in the Sydney CBD and West Perth.

The journalists will be tasked with writing paid content based on developments in the ASX and interviews with associated subjects such as business executives. The content should be relevant to ASX-listed small caps and investors.

Candidates must have at least two years’ experience reporting and interviewing in the tech sector, whether for digital or print publications, possess exceptional verbal/written communication skills, and can submit quality material within deadlines. Proficiency in writing biotech and resource industry articles and CMS qualifications are highly considered.

Journalist sought for WIN News Rockhampton

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

WIN News’ Rockhampton office is searching for a new journalist to be part of the team.

The person is tasked to research and produce fresh and accurate news content for the weekday bulletins, mostly coordinating with editors and camera crews.

Candidates for the position must be journalism graduates who have worked in media for at least one year. Their experience must include identifying and presenting story leads, assembling the story sequence for the bulletins, and following up on the material.

The person should also wield deep familiarity with media laws, strong verbal/oral communication skills, and have a keen interest in local, national and international news stories. Applications must comprise a cover letter, CV, and demo reel.

SCA hiring for Port Pirie commercial producer

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Southern Cross Austereo’s (SCA) Port Pirie, SA team is in need of a new commercial producer.

The producer will be assigned to design, shoot, and edit TV and audio commercials for client advertisers in the Port Pirie region. The work will be carried out with consultations from SCA’s account management team and the clients themselves.

Applicants must have a detailed record in creative production for radio and TV, including proficiency with high-end camera systems, audio/video equipment, and editing suites. The person should also be able to work within a team and complete tasks within deadlines. Candidates with graphic design skills in addition to the above may also be considered.

News.com.au open for commercial content editor

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

News Corp Australia digital portal News.com.au is opening a contract position for a commercial content editor, valid up to November 2020.

The editor will be in charge of News.com.au’s new affiliate commercial content team, which will produce content pieces designed to aid in boosting user traffic to client websites. The content itself is to be structured according to the client’s branding. The traffic direction is to be aided through search, newsletters, homepage placement, data analytics, and social media shares.

The position will be open to candidates experienced in writing and editing for news and lifestyle topics. They must also have a working knowledge of affiliate marketing, stakeholder/project management, and digital marketing practices such as SEO, homepage development, and social media referrals.