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Rural Weekly / Big Rigs Digital Journalist

Posted by | January 23, 2015 | Other Information

Third year/Grade one – digital journalist/producer

 

Are you passionate about social media and website content? Video production? And ensuring the agricultural and transport community have a strong and vibrant voice across all media platforms?

Then APN Australian Regional Media are looking for you.

 

THE POSITION

 

The successful applicant will join a passionate team in a role that involves producing engaging content for our growing digital and print audience. As a key member of the editorial team, you will have a strong digital focus, so a significant part of your job will be using your creative skills to deliver news and information from our  journalists out in the field to our digital audience.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is innovative, has a sound understanding of social media and online production and can work in the fast-paced digital media world.

The successful candidate would be based at one of the APN ARM sites in Queensland [Ipswich, Toowoomba, Warwick, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast]. As part of the role there would also be some travel with the Rural Weekly and Big Rigs team.

Initial training for the position would be at the APN ARM’s Sunshine Coast and Ipswich offices.

 

 

THE PUBLICATIONS

 

The successful applicant will have a joint role with two APN specialist publications.

The Rural Weekly is publication with a strong agricultural presence covering Queensland and northern New South Wales with a print circulation of 130,000+.

Big Rigs National Road Transport Newspaper is a national fortnightly publication with a circulation of 26,000 that gives a voice to today’s truckies.

 

THE CRITERIA

 

You need to be passionate about social media, Instagram, Twitter and online content. An understanding or a willingness to learn about video production and experience uploading stories to websites would be an advantage.

You will also be willing to learn, love a challenge, be a self-starter and be passionate about news and delivering it to audiences how, when and where they want it.

 

REWARDS

 

You will play a key role in two specialist publications with a growing readership.

You will get to work in a strong team with talented people in an engaging environment.

You’ll receive ongoing mentoring and training, and have the chance to develop your skills as a digital producer and journalist.

Remuneration will be based on experience.

 

APPLICATIONS

 

Applications, including resume, should be received by 5pm, February 2 and should be emailed to: nick.inmon@apn.com.au

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