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Sports Editor - Cairns Post
  • Do you want to work in News Corp's number one regional newsroom breaking stories?
  • Do you have passion for creating and delivering exciting content?
  • Do you want to work with some of the best media technology available?

The Cairns Post is looking for a leader and a strong team player, a talented self-starter who can maintain high levels of personal organisation and time management and be committed to assignments and tasks. You will drive the sports agenda, digital subscriptions and foster strong community sporting relationships, understanding that sport is more than just previews and reviews. You must be energetic, creative and responsive to data. 

Who are you? 

To be successful in the role, you will have: 

  • Experience developing and delivering outstanding editorial content
  • Ability to lead a small but dedicated team in sourcing and creating compelling content that informs and entertains readers across both digital and print platforms
  • Confidence to liaise with key stakeholders within the Cairns Post and News Corp's vast network
  • Write and produce engaging back pages, plan and organise for upcoming events and hit rolling deadlines
  • Ability to work shifts across seven days, but you will predominantly work Sunday to Thursday


Who are we?

We are the nation's most influential media organisation and the largest publisher across print and digital, News Corp Australia reaches an unduplicated audience of 16 million Australians every month. As well as our famous news and sport brands, we lead the way in fashion, food, health, real estate and parenting. 

Here you'll learn from the best, working across more than 150 household names including The Cairns Post, The Australian, The Courier Mail, Vogue, and Together we can grow our business and help shape the future of the media industry.


What's in it for you? 

At News Corp Australia, you will find yourself in a supportive and friendly environment, where we encourage innovation, collaboration and creative thinking. You will work with people who like to have fun, work at a fast pace and celebrate all success stories. Be a part of an organisation that has excellent opportunities for growth and development, as well as: 

  • Attractive and competitive salary + impressive incentives
  • Discounted health care and further employee discounts with multiple brands including BMW, Qantas, and other retailers
  • Potential international career opportunities


What's next?

This full-time role is based in our Cairns office, on the doorstep of some of the world's greatest natural wonders. With international and domestic airport terminals and boasting eclectic and vibrant cultures, Cairns offers a wonderful work/life balance. We offer competitive employee benefits and incentives, a fun, fast-paced working environment, and excellent opportunities for growth and development.  

To apply, or find out more about careers with us, see 

Job Ref: AU1234SV000020
Submitted: 07-11-2018 04:57 PM

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