South Coast, NSW, Australia
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The South Coast News has a proud heritage of covering the news that matters to readers and is looking for an agile reporter to continue that tradition in a fast-paced, digitally focused environment.
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and resilient individual who is not afraid to ask questions, has the ability to build a rapport with a wide range of people and can deliver engaging, high-quality content that matters to readers.
The best candidate will be confident and skilled in news gathering, have a solid grasp of social media and a natural curiosity about the community.
This is a prime opportunity for a keen reporter to take their career to the next level in a company that can provide an exciting career path and values people willing to move so they can grow professionally.
What’s the role?
Source and create compelling stories that resonate with an audience
Deliver relevant content that both engages our existing subscribers and attracts new readers
Work under deadline pressure in a fast-paced environment to cover breaking stories without compromising on quality or accuracy
Focus on online engagement and drive subscription growth
Demonstrate initiative to search for stories that are not already breaking and identify unique angles that drive conversation and move the issue forward
Digest digital data and use it in planning content
Who are you?
Thrives on the challenge of meeting business outcomes and reader expectations and actively looks to exceed them
Strong news judgment and interview skills
Has experience in digital storytelling
Willing to embrace change and demonstrate agility in a fast-paced sector
Self-starter who can maintain high levels of personal organisation and time management
Understands social media, SEO, digital data
Ability to project plan and anticipate visual and online needs
Strong motivation, a collaborative work ethic and ability to meet deadlines
Detail-oriented, able to stay calm under pressure and know how to balance priorities
What’s in it for you?
An opportunity to pioneer the way forward in storytelling
Opportunity for ongoing career development through a variety of different pathways
A creative and collaborative environment
Variety of work where no two days are the same
The opportunity to work with some of Australia's most recognised and prestigious brands
The chance to make a tangible difference in the community as part of Australia’s most influential media organisation