Position Vacant – Online editor
The Monthly is seeking a new Online editor

Job title: Online editor, the Monthly

 

Schwartz Media is looking for an energetic and informed editor to join the team at the Monthly, Australia’s leading current affairs magazine. This role, based in Collingwood, Melbourne, requires someone highly organised and skilled at planning and editing online content, as they’ll be working quickly and independently to a high standard.

 

The successful candidate must have:

-       a keen interest in and solid knowledge of Australian politics, society and culture

-       a voracious appetite for news and current affairs

-       sound editorial judgement and demonstrated copyediting ability

-       a journalism or publishing background, with at least five years' editorial experience

-       an appreciation for quality writing

-       an ability to commission magazine-style writing

-       accuracy and attention to detail while working quickly

-       a sound understanding of the online media landscape

-       experience in managing social media accounts and creating engaging content to suit a variety of social media platforms.

 

Experience with content management systems and MailChimp would be an advantage.

 

To apply, send a CV and cover letter to [email protected], marked to the attention of the Monthly’s editor, Nick Feik.

 

Applications close at 5 pm on Friday, 10 April 2015.

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