People & Human Resources

We’re hiring a journalist

Kirsten Robb /

Are you a great writer? Do you have a proven ability to generate original, hard-hitting news stories? Do you have infallible news judgement?

Can you keep up with the lightning-fast pace of online news? Do you thrive under pressure? Do you have a good understanding of new media publishing platforms and tools? Are you interested in business, politics and primarily, people?

SmartCompany is seeking a journalist to join its Melbourne editorial team. This full-time role, working office hours Monday to Friday, involves generating story ideas, researching stories, conducting interviews, writing stories, using video to create stories and using social media to connect with the SmartCompany audience. This role would suit a graduate or junior journalist.

Experience in using content management systems and in photo editing would be an advantage.

SmartCompany is a division of Private Media, one of the country’s leading online publishers with a suite of market-leading websites including Crikey, StartUpSmart, The Mandarin and Women’s Agenda. Our offices are based in the Melbourne CBD.

Email a 300 word pitch on why you should get the job, your CV and samples of your published work to SmartCompany editor Cara Waters at [email protected]

Applications close Friday 29 May 2015.

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Kirsten Robb

Kirsten Robb is a former journalist at SmartCompany. Previously, she worked at News Corp as a property reporter for Leader Newspapers and the Herald Sun, and holds a Masters of Journalism at Melbourne University.

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