Job no: 495307
Work type: permanent full time
Entertainment Writer – NW/OK!
Bauer Media is Australia’s leading multi-platform publisher, with investments spanning magazines, digital and live experiences. The portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most successful brands, including Australian Women’s Weekly, Women’s Day, Harper’s Bazaar, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden and many more.
About the role
Reporting to the associate editor across, your average day will consist of sourcing and writing stories for both print and online for both titles, as well as conducting interviews with local and international celebs. Strong contacts with local entertainment industry PRs is a must.
- Contribute to the compilation of the morning news lists flagging relevant story ideas suitable for both
- Utilising your excellent local PR and talent contacts, you’ll take responsibility for/contribute to content related to local reality TV shows and suggest and deliver content for both titles
- Contribute ideas for and write news, entertainment and feature stories
- Forge new contacts with local publicists and across the local entertainment industry and represent both at relevant events
Skills and experience
- Be totally celebrity- and TV- obsessed
- Have great writing skills and an ability to file engaging copy to tight deadlines
- Possess the ability to differentiate how OK and NW would treat the same story and have the ability to deliver complete copy including heads, sells and captions for either title
- Have solid, proven editorial experience on a newspaper, celebrity website or magazine
- Be highly organised, deadline-driven and good at multi-tasking
- Have a strong news sense and be bursting with story ideas
- Have strong attention to detail and accuracy
- Possess a can-do attitude and a strong work ethic – no job is too big or too small
- Obtain a professional working manner and great interview technique
You’ll receive preferred rate to the gym and swimming pool at Park Street, regular beauty perks and discounts at many restaurants, cafes and shops as well as access to the Bauer training opportunities.
Please apply now and send you CV via the link.
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