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Business Editor

About the role

We are seeking a polished, resourceful and energetic person to fill the role of Business Editor.

Reporting to the Publishing Director, you will have direct responsibility for the production and quality of a small but growing range of international-quality print and online business publications.

You’ll have a thorough grounding in business and finance journalism, excellent commissioning and editorial skills, and the ability to drive an editorial agenda.

We’re a private business, so a key part of your role will also be to ensure that the publishing program supports the company’s commercial goals.

The role is based in Melbourne but will involve occasional travel, both interstate and within the Asia-Pacific region.

About the business

We are a fast-growing, boutique media and communications company, based in state-of-the-art offices in Melbourne’s CBD. Our print and digital business publications are respected for their editorial quality and have a growing readership. Now we need someone to take us to the next level.

Benefits and perks

c.$100K salary, full-time
A friendly, flexible work environment in state-of-the-art premises

Skills and experience

The following skills are a given for anyone seeking this important new role:

A strong background in business and/or finance journalism
A thorough grounding in print and online publishing
Demonstrable experience commissioning stories and opinion pieces
High level editing skills
The ability to drive and manage a team of in-house writers, editors and freelancers
The ability to write top quality press-ready business features
The ability to transform raw material into reader-friendly content
An obsession for accuracy, consistent style, and reader appeal
A demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines
Sound project management and organisational skills
A willingness to take on new projects

More than that, you will be across the latest developments in online journalism and publishing, and will know how to shape and enhance editorial content so that it appeals to humans and search engines alike.

Experience with the following would also be an advantage:

Editorial and/or journalism experience outside Australia, especially in the Asia-Pacific region
Commissioning and publishing non-traditional forms of digital content (eg video, graphics, audio)
Online content management systems (eg WordPress) and
The Adobe suite of publishing tools.

Melbourne CBD 3000

Business Advantage International


Please apply with a covering letter through Seek: https://www.seek.com.au/job/39005634


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