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Journalist

Ocean Media, publisher of Ocean and Sails Magazines, the Great Southern Route Superyacht Directory, and their growing digital counterparts is seeking a full-time Junior Editorial & Production person based in our Rozelle, Sydney office.

An exceptional opportunity, the role involves assisting the publisher and editors as well as learning to generate and write stories for print and online, keeping our social media sites active, conducting interviews, proof reading, along with research and fact-checking.

Formal qualifications in Journalism, Communications, Media Studies or similar are required, as is a passion for delving deeply into a story to bring a unique insight to our discerning readers.

While there will be on the job training you will already be equipped with confident writing skills, a solid knowledge of grammar and spelling, and a demonstrated flair for constructing informative and engaging content. Also a strong history in the use of social media, including WordPress to maintain a website and some knowledge of SEO’s.

Ideally, you will have experience working an editorial, deadline-driven environment such as a newsroom, an internship or work experience.

Stamina and an eagerness to learn about boating and yachts will be vital to your gaining an understanding of a small but complex global industry. The boating and broader marine industry is vibrant, dynamic and varied, populated with incredibly diverse proponents, so you will have access to some of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors, meaning a rich and fulfilling spectrum to develop your writing ability.

The Ocean Media team is an experienced, hard-working team and your position will be crucial to the smooth running of operations; so diligence, going the extra mile until a job is done and a positive attitude are essential. On the job learning from the team and industry experts will equip you with vital professional skills for your own career advancement, so a willingness to absorb techniques and capacity to retain information are imperative.

(Applicants must be Australian citizens/residents).

Rozelle 2039

Ocean Media

Interested?

Please email managing director Hillary Buckman hbuckman@oceanmedia.com.au

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