Broadsheet/Full-time/$50,000 to $60,000

Sydney
Melbourne

Posted 15 Mar 2019

Closes 14 Apr 2019

This role is an opportunity to have a real impact at one of Australia’s most recognised, reputable and innovative digital publishers.

The person we’re looking for will know how to connect with and build audiences through engaging, compelling social media. An excellent writer and forward-thinking media user, they will have a deep understanding of, and be deeply connected to, Australian city culture.

We’re looking for someone who is highly organised and detail-oriented. They should be a quick learning multi-tasker who loves to work independently as well as collaborate.

The team at Broadsheet Media is young, committed and passionate. This is an opportunity to join them and play a fundamental role in the success of one of Australia’s fastest growing digital businesses.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Write social media posts and publish to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

  • Work with editors to curate Broadsheet’s social media schedule

  • Analyse and report on Broadsheet’s social-media performance

  • Monitor social platforms and the wider internet for new opportunities

  • Help maintain Broadsheet’s positive and collaborative digital network (monitoring and interacting with our audience on multiple social media platforms)

  • Generate new ideas for Broadsheet’s social media strategy

  • Identify new platforms for Broadsheet to develop a presence

 

Requirements:

  • Excellent short-copy skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Experience managing multiple social media channels and accounts (particularly Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)

  • An editorial eye (experience as a copywriter, writer or editor preferred; experience working for an editorial or news organisation is plus)

  • Calm under pressure

  • Highly organised

  • A strong understanding of Broadsheet – its purpose, its content, its voice and its audience

  • A positive, curious and spirited demeanour

  • A passion for, and knowledge of, food, arts, fashion, culture and media in Australia

 

If that’s you, please apply with a cover letter, resume and your responses to these tasks:

  • Create Facebook posts for these article including the text, image chosen from the article image gallery and a title:

https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/food-and-drink/article/now-open-neighbourhood-pizzeria-inspired-caves-southern-italy

https://www.broadsheet.com.au/sydney/active/article/things-ive-overheard-icebergs-sauna

https://www.broadsheet.com.au/feature/australian-fashions-new-world-order

 

  • Create an Instagram post (including caption and image) and story for each of these articles:

https://www.broadsheet.com.au/national/art-and-design/article/fit-out-seven-woven-homewares

https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/food-and-drink/article/recipe-rainbow-trout-en-papillote