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Journalist

We are looking for a passionate and motivated Journalist with producing, writing and editing skills to join our Australian team.

As a Journalist for LADbible Australia, you will be producing high-quality and engaging articles – covering breaking news, entertainment, interviews and more – to be posted across LADbible Australia’s social media platforms and on-site.

You will be part of the editorial team and will be responsible for taking LADbible Australia editorial to the next level, by enhancing the brand image and maintaining a strong online presence.

What will you be doing?

Producing topical news articles to meet tight deadlines
Proactively seeking out breaking news as it happens
Sourcing and pitching original ideas and lateral angles for written content
Posting to and moderating social platforms when necessary
Growing and utilising contacts for news leads and feature content
Maintaining impeccable grammar and punctuation skills
Building and refining the editorial tone and reputation of LADbible Australia
Making analytical reports on the content you produce

What do you need to have done before?

A journalism background with social media experience – preferably working within a similar role within media publishing.
Understanding of storytelling and what makes an engaging, shareable story.
You are target driven and understand the necessity for tight turnaround times
You have a proven ability to think, imagine and produce new and original ideas
You have some experience of SEO and of using website content management systems
A range of industry contacts is desirable but not essential
Knowledge of the company’s brand and overall style.
Experience of working on various social channels, and how to optimise for each.
Experience working to strict deadlines and targets.
Media law training is desirable but not essential

Must haves?

Relevant university degree, equivalent qualification or experience working in journalism and/or social media.
In-depth understanding of the ever-changing social media industry.

Company Behaviours

Team First: We listen to eachother and nurture mutual respect. We don’t accept egos.
Problem Solving: We don’t just call it out. We keep our momentum by proactively solving problems.
Hard Work: Building something special needs grit and dedication. We bring it.

We are looking for someone who exhibits all of these behaviours.

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.

Sydney E1 7PT

LADbible Group

Interested?

Apply via the link here

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