May 26, 2017

We’re still growing and we’re hiring, Again!

We've just added a slew of amazing people to our team but we are still growing and there are THREE very exciting opportunities for exceptional candidates to join the leading Millenial Publisher in the country, based in our Surry Hills HQ.

The roles are:
Managing Editor
Video Producer / Editor
Food & Drink / Arts Editor

Managing Editor

A rare opportunity has come up for a new Managing Editor to work across all of our consumer titles.

As the Managing Editor of our Consumer Titles, you will be heading up the award-winning and growing editorial team including Junkee.com, the flagship title of Junkee Media, along with Music Junkee, Video Junkee and Politics Junkee sections.

The Managing Editor will also lead the launch of titles, like the recently announced Punkee, our new title for Gen Z Australians. Junkee Media covers pop culture, TV, film, music, news and politics for young Australians in a funny, smart, ballsy and engaging way and we’re looking for an exceptional Managing Editor to lead our editorial team as we expand as Australia’s leading youth publisher.

The Ideal Candidate

A natural leader responsible for executing the publishing vision for the business to achieve our goals. The Managing Editor has primary responsibility for the quality, timeliness and appropriateness of all content – text, images, audio and video – across all Junkee Media owned and operated media channels.

An advocate for excellence in a user’s experience, this role drives the ‘attitude, tone and authority’ that is integral to the online content offering of Junkee Media. Importantly, the role assumes accountability for the content and traffic goals, and manages a team of Editors across each of the titles. The ideal candidate will also have an acute sense of commercial awareness and experience in native strategy and execution.

They will run the daily Editorial meetings and should be well versed in social media and how to get content seen as widely as possible, so a proven track record of amplifying content digitally is necessary. The Managing Editor also oversees Junkee’s video output so experience in video production and creation will be favoured.

You’ll lead the team to create content that stands out from the crowd, with a keen nose for what makes great news, find exclusive stories and the angle that’s most going to interest Junkee Media’s audience. We’re looking for someone who has refined a unique tone of voice, can craft snappy headlines and who knows the difference between clickable and clickbait.

The ideal candidate is super passionate about popular culture and wants to make their mark in leading Junkee Media into its next phase of expansion. The position is full-time based in our Surry Hills office in Sydney.

To apply click the following link: https://www.livehire.me/job/ooh/DHHX6/

Due to the high volume of applications Junkee Media receives, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Video Producer/Editor, Junkee Media

Australia’s leading youth content publisher Junkee Media has a rare opening for a gun video producer/editor to join our editorial team in Surry Hills, Sydney.
Junkee launched 4 years ago with a remit to shake up Australia’s pop culture landscape. With a fresh take and unique attitude, Junkee quickly established itself as one of the most interesting new voices in Australian media. Junkee was named Media Brand of the Year at the Mumbrella Awards in its first year online, and its funny, smart, ballsy and interesting take on news, film, politics, TV and more has seen it develop a strong following.

Now we’re on the hunt for a full-time video producer/editor to help us grow our footprint. As a member of both the editorial and video teams you will need to pro-actively come up with video ideas every day, then shoot, arrange interviews and edit engaging video content that looks at topics young Australians are most interested in.

The Ideal Candidate

Will “think video” and be a digital native with an understanding of what video works best online, and how to create it. Maybe you studied video journalism at university, or you have some solid experience in creating amazing video content already, have great organisational skills and time management, and – most importantly – have a keen interest in pop culture and all of the content that surrounds it. We want someone who can easily express their attitude and take on the world with video.

To apply click the following link:

https://www.livehire.me/job/ooh/AF3AD/

Due to the high volume of applications Junkee Media receives, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Food & Drink / Arts Editor

Junkee Media is looking for a full-time Food and Drink/Arts Editor to join its custom publishing team based in Surry Hills. Junkee Media owns and operates Australia’s leading youth titles, including flagship pop culture site Junkee and custom publishing sites AWOL and The Cusp. This is your chance to join a results-driven team to help launch Australia’s newest executive lifestyle title.

The site will be produced in partnership with parent company oOh!media and showcase the best experiences in and around Australian CBDs with a specific focus on lifestyle verticals (food and drink, arts and entertainment and style and design). The ideal candidate will be a super fast writer, well-versed in standard editorial operations and have a sophisticated understanding of the digital publishing ecosystem and native content. You’ll be social media savvy and know how to get your content seen as widely as possible.
Above all, you’ll write original lifestyle content that stands out from the crowd and have a real passion for engaging and award-winning storytelling.

Responsibilities
  • Source, write and commission timely, accurate and inspiring executive lifestyle content in an intelligent, confident and aspirational tone of voice.
  • Commission, sub-edit, proof and publish content via the prescribed CMS
    Set and execute functional content calendars.
  • Manage a team of freelance contributors and budgets.
  • Social pushes and image selection.
  • Represent the title, Junkee Media and oOh! at all levels in front of the stakeholders at all levels.
  • Editorial and budget reporting.
  • Data analysis and insight development

The Ideal Candidate

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication, Arts or English
  • At least three years’ working in a similar position.
  • Portfolio of published work with demonstrated ability to amplify content across social media.
  • Experience managing people, time and budgets.
  • Computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Mac operation.
  • Passion for and interest in local and international lifestyle trends spanning food and drink, arts and culture, style and design.
  • An understanding of, and alignment with, Junkee Media’s Vision, Purpose and Core Values.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be Australia’s newest lifestyle editor, apply here: https://www.livehire.me/job/ooh/FJDP9/
Due to the high volume of applications Junkee Media receives, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Published by: Sam Korotkov in Jobs, News