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Comment Moderator

Guardian Australia (www.theguardian.com/au) launched in May 2013 as part of Guardian News & Media (GNM), one of the largest English language newspaper websites in the world (www.theguardian.com).

We are recruiting for a Community Moderator to join our newsroom in Sydney.

Working as part of the UK night moderator team the Community Moderator will monitor all areas of reader comments on theguardian.com, ensuring debate is conducted within the guidelines set down in GNM’s terms and conditions and community standards, using community management tools and techniques.

Our ideal candidate will have a proven interest in news topics and discussions, good awareness of the breadth of perspectives, issues, main arguments and schools of thought, demonstrable experience participating in online communities, excellent attention to detail and good written English with accurate spelling and grammar. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, an understanding of challenges in community management, strong computer and internet literacy and knowledge of legal issues for global publishers. An understanding of UK libel and defamation laws is highly desirable.

For more information please view the full job description here: https://gnm.learn.taleo.net/files/pdf/Community_Moderator___SYD___JD_Guardian_Australia___November_2018(1).pdf

This role is being offered on a full-time, 6-month contract basis, working over a seven-day roster with early starts and/or late finishes.

Closing date for applications: 12 December 2018

For more information, contact: australia.hr@theguardian.com

Applicants should be legally eligible to work in Australia. Guardian Australia is unable to sponsor prospective employees’ visa applications.

Surry Hills 2010

Guardian Australia

Interested?

To apply for this position please copy and paste the following URL to your browser and follow the prompts: https://gnm.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=SYD000052

You will be required to upload your résumé (maximum three pages) plus covering letter as one document.

Closing date for applications: 12 December 2018

For more information, contact: australia.hr@theguardian.com

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