Urban.com.au/Internship / Work Experience


Posted 22 May 2020

Closes 21 Jun 2020

Opportunity for News Journalists & Lifestyle Reporters to write for Urban.com.au
Are you looking to make a name for yourself as a journalist? Do you love covering stories on real estate, architecture, design, sustainability, policy or urban development? Urban.com.au is offering the opportunity for a keen journalist to learn the ropes from our experienced editorial team. What you will learn:
  • How to confidently write to a deadline
  • Valuable interview techniques
  • The ability to liaise with potential interviewees and cultivate content partnerships
  • How to develop unique and engaging story ideas
  • Effective SEO skills and research strategies
What you will gain:
  • A professional online presence as a journalist for one of Australia’s leading property platforms
  • A body of work you can show potential employers
  • Knowledge of Australia’s property industry and the ability to research and learn about a variety of topics
  • Have your articles seen by over 145,000 engaged monthly readers
You will be reporting to both our Editor and Growth Manager.
This opportunity is best suited for writers looking to build their portfolio and learn new skills as it is unpaid. You will have the option of working remotely or in our Abbotsford office. Expenses for equipment, travel, and lunch won’t be covered by Urban.com.au.
What is needed to be successful?
  • A genuine interest in property, architecture, design, construction and sustainability. 
  • Ability to adapt to the brand’s tone of voice, which is professional yet friendly and engaging.
  • Willingness to learn new skills, and develop your writing technique.
  • Keen eye for detail and the ability to edit your own work.
Why join Urban.com.au?
  • You will have great executive support, mentorship and a talented team to help you build your portfolio.
  • Our team has some of the brightest young minds in our industry and we take great pride in the amazing work we collectively deliver.
  • At Urban.com.au we believe diverse thinking is critical to value creation and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, gender identities, and religious beliefs.
Want to apply?
  • Submit your CV and cover letter to antonio@urban.com.au
  • Include at least two examples of your writing
  • Let us know of your availability.