Deputy Managing Editor – News & Analysis

Part-time (4 days - 0.8 FTE) until the end of 2020Full-time  (5 days - 1.0 FTE) commencing 2021About Us - MumbrellaMumbrella is the leading media and marketing publisher in Australia. As well as offering a diverse range of digital content through Mumbrella.com.au and Mumbrella Pro, the Mumbrella portfolio also includes a number of industry-leading conferences and events such as Australia’s biggest media and marketing conference, Mumbrella360, and the most prestigious industry awards, the Mumbrella Awards.Mumbrella is one of the key brands of Diversified Communications Australia, a global media and events company. About this OpportunityMumbrella is looking for a Deputy Managing Editor to join our Content & Editorial team. Reporting into the Managing Editor - News & Analysis, the role requires someone who has a passion for breaking news, an intense interest in the media and marketing industry, a love of creating content across multiple mediums and a great eye for detail. You will join a dynamic, fast moving team, creating market leading content with significant insight and detail.You will focus on creating news stories and analysis pieces, particularly for mumbrella.com.au and our daily newsletter, work hard to build a solid list of trusted industry contacts and aid the managing editor - news & analysis, in setting the news agenda for Mumbrella.You will also engage in opportunities to curate event content and participate in on-stage moderation as required. You will develop an expert insight into the media and marketing industry, becoming a leading source of knowledge for the business and its stakeholders. Responsibilities includeNews gathering around the media, marketing and advertising industry in AustraliaReading, writing and researching features and articlesContent curation tasks and responsibilities for conferences within assigned areas including follow-up tasks surrounding that content on Mumbrella ProContributing to Mumbrella events and awards, including content curation and moderating on stageBuilding out Mumbrella’s content offering across multimedia platforms (including but not limited to podcasts, video and face-to-face)Speaking on the Mumbrellacast podcast when required to provide insights into the media and marketing industryContact, interview and research sourcesReceive assignments and investigate news leads/tipsResearch and stay on top of market trends, movements and issuesStep in for the managing editor - news & analysis to create the daily newsletter and lead the news & analysis team when requiredAbout you Minimum two years’ experience in a similar rolePrevious experience writing about the media and marketing industry is an advantage but not necessary - an understanding of how the media and marketing industry works, isAbility to work well under pressure and meet deadlinesSuperior attention to detail, particularly excellent copy editing skillsExcellent interpersonal skillsExcellent oral and written communication skillsProven investigative skillsMultimedia skills and experience relating to podcast editing is advantageousStrong analytical and researchSolid understanding of publishing lawCommitment and ability to develop a stable of sources for exclusive storiesAbility to work well with a team and support those around you Why work for us?As you embark on your new career with us we will give you the tools you need to succeed and provide you with training and support to get you up to speed quickly. We will give you every opportunity to reach your full potential and enjoy a successful career. We're a dynamic, vibrant and fun working environment. We work hard but don't take ourselves too seriously. Expect your colleagues to be similarly driven individuals who will support you every step of the way.If this sounds like you, and you want to be the newest member of our team, then send us your Resume and Cover Letter, detailing why you think you’d be a great fit for the Diversified Team.Visit www.mumbrella.com.au and www.divcom.net.au for more information! 70000 AUD North Sydney 2060