Metricon Homes hiring for PR/content assistant
Property developer Metricon Homes is looking to hire a PR and content assistant on a six-month contract.
Reporting to Metricon’s national PR and communications manager at the company’s Mt Waverley office, the PR/content assistant will be tasked with writing about the developer for regional Victoria media outlets and the company blog (with consistent brand messaging).
Other responsibilities include interacting with media personnel on the latest company developments, and coordinating with a company content specialist and marketing manager to engage successful regional Victoria customers with developing testimonials.
The successful applicant will also provide monthly reports on Metricon’s media coverage across all fields.
The posting is open to applicants proficient in copywriting and editing, problem-solving, analysis, and quality-control procedures. They should also display a positive attitude toward their work and the ability to ask questions.
Townsville Bulletin seeking deputy editor
The Townsville Bulletin is on the market for a new deputy editor.
The deputy editor will be in charge of the Bulletin’s content production for print and digital platforms, including monitoring leads that may grow into huge stories and to mentor journalists with their own workplace development.
The position is open to seasoned journalists with a detailed record of editor-level experience, fair judgment in content production, writing within deadlines, and deep knowledge across various topics. Candidates familiar in North Queensland politics may be considered.
HR Daily seeking journalist
Industry news site HR Daily is in need for a journalist on the team. The post is a parental-leave cover post but can be expanded to a permanent status.
The person will be tasked to produce hard news material in the HR/workplace circuit, plus case studies and special articles. They may be assigned to host webinars and podcasts for HR Daily’s premium section.
Applicants must be journalists with sufficient experience in B2B reporting. They should be capable of submitting quality copy within deadlines and conducting deep interviews. Candidates with skills in video production/editing and reporting in the business and legal sectors may be considered. Applications should include a CV, cover letter, and two samples of previously-published hard news stories.
Sutherland Shire Council searching for media/PRO
Applications close: 06/09/2020 01:06 AM
The Sutherland Shire Council in NSW is in need of a new media and public relations officer.
The official will team with the Council’s Executive PR and Media Specialist for nurturing and protecting the Council’s reputation, and inform the public of further Council announcements and activities. They will also build relations with various resource specialists for creating editorial content about the Council and process media requests.
The ideal candidate will be open to seasoned media/PR practitioners with a deep interest in government service and can work flexible hours. The person should demonstrate creative thinking, rapid initiative, and work within deadlines.
2TM/92.9FM to hire news journo
Tamworth radio stations 2TM and 92.9FM have opened a slot for a news journalist.
The person will be in charge of producing and presenting news bulletins on-air, plus publishing articles over digital channels and running a weekly news podcast.
The position is open to seasoned journalists with a detailed performance record, especially in community news reporting, and can work with minimal supervision. A valid drivers licence is also needed.
Ovato hiring for senior account exec
Sydney integrated agency Ovato Communications is in need of a new senior account executive.
The senior account executive will be the point of contact for client and will aid the leadership with business growth. They will also handle the mentoring of junior staff.
Applicants must be graduates of any course and have had at least two years’ agency experience handling IT or gaming industry-based accounts. They should be innately focused on attention to detail and finishing ahead of deadlines.