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  • Date posted
    April 2, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (Australia)
  • Apply before
    May 2, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Job Description

The Australian Financial Review is seeking a Desk Editor on a full-time basis to join its print and digital production team.

We are seeking a dedicated and motivated team player with a passion for words and meeting deadlines under pressure. Newsroom experience is a must. A strong interest in and understanding of business and good general knowledge of current affairs is preferred.

You will have experience in sub-editing and production in a way that best suits each platform. The role may involve morning, afternoon and evening hours as well as some weekend work, and can be full-time or part-time. Experience in digital production would be an advantage.

Day to day you will:

  • Edit, produce and publish stories for each platform, be it digital, print, blogs, or newsletters
  • Produce stories for and other channels, including finding photos, graphics, videos, and social media assets
  • Write and check headlines, captions and write-offs
  • Proofread
  • Work with reporters to edit and rewrite copy to the highest standards
  • Communicate with reporters, editors and other production staff


What we would like to see

  • Experience in content management systems, optimising stories for digital readers, photo handling and Google suite is preferred but some training will be available.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately, have a keen eye for detail and be a team player.

There may be opportunities for the successful candidate to step into more senior editing roles..

Additional Information

Life at Nine:

Nine is a people business. Being part of the team means you’ll be in a culture that promotes creativity and innovation, diversity and inclusion, is open to feedback, rewards impact and ensures everyone is heard. Importantly, you’ll receive the following:

  • Career development and quality training
  • Up to 16 weeks paid primary carer’s parental leave
  • Discounts on lifestyle, entertainment, and leisure memberships, including health insurance, dental and gym
  • Discounts on products and services with corporate partners

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you’ll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.