Rebel News is seeking an Australian to join our team of journalists in Australia as our Content Manager. The ideal candidate is highly organised, friendly, wakes up early, tech-savvy, and maintains a calm demeanour and can-do attitude under high-stress situations.
The Content Manager will coordinate posting and video requirements from different Australian teams and report daily to Rebel News management in Canada. The role can be done remotely, but based in Sydney, Brisbane, or Melbourne is preferred.
- Coordinate daily posting schedule and make sure goals are met
- Work with journalists to make sure video and web editors receive all video and audio files
- Assigning videos and articles for editing, writing, and posting
- Follow all pitch and script emails, and update the daily planner accordingly
- Coordinate cameraman availability for on-the-street filming
- Vet rough cuts of videos for accuracy, length, cuts required
- Approve, create, and post content on social media
- Manage reporter trips closely so that they stay on track and produce the required video reports (scene setter, issues, findings, closing.)
- Writing and posting news articles as required.
- Attend daily morning Skype meetings with Rebel News management (meeting times in Australia range between 7 am and 9 am depending on the season and time zone.)
- Identifying possible legal issues and referring them to company lawyers
- 2+ years of work in media or politics
- 2+ years of management experience
- Knowledge of social media marketing
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Strong communication and written skills
- Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings
- Demonstrated flexibility with work assignments – working quickly and efficiently
- Experience working in a highly political environment is an asset
- Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Premiere Pro and Photoshop
Compensation is commensurate with experience.
About Rebel News:
Rebel News Network is the largest online news network in Canada, but has a rapidly expanding team in Australia. Since its launch in 2015 Rebel News has been dedicated to telling the other side of the story and challenging the narrative of the mainstream media.
Rebel News is different because our supporters participate in shaping everything we do, through a mix of online engagement, commenting, advocacy, and events. We don’t just report the news — we participate in it.
And unlike our competitors in the mainstream media, we don’t take any money from the government. We rely entirely on our audience to help keep us going.