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March

Editor In Chief, Canstar Blue

Canstar - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Canstar is Australia’s biggest financial comparison website. For over 25 years, Canstar has been researching and rating financial and consumer products.

We employ over 150 staff with a diverse range of educational and professional backgrounds. We take pride in the cultural and gender diversity of our staff and our ability to offer our people the opportunity to grow and develop their skills as the company grows too.

A rare opportunity has arisen for experienced journalists to join the Canstar Blue team in the role of Editor In Chief, Canstar Blue

The Editor In Chief, Canstar Blue is responsible for leading the Canstar Blue content and amplification strategy. You will lead a team of professional journalists, SEO, Marketing and PR specialists to develop engaging content that drives traffic to the Canstar Blue site while exploring amplification strategies to positively influence the company’s brand awareness. 

What Canstar Offers:

  • Supportive and flexible working environment
  • Birthday leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health & wellbeing program of benefits
  • Fun social club and company culture
  • Training and development opportunities in areas that matter to you

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Drive forward, implement and manage the content strategy and roadmap for Canstar Blue, building new and returning website traffic
  • Lead and coach a team of writers and content producers to deliver business goals
  • Manage the development of new content and optimise existing content to ensure the content is SEO optimised, highly engaging, relevant, sharable and delivers on customer needs 
  • Edit a range of communications to ensure content is compliant and on brand
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to source and develop content partnerships
  • Lead, develop and coach a team of writers and content producers to deliver business goals while ensuring your teams professional development
  • Lead Canstar Blue social media strategy & execution
  • Work with team to pitch media stories and act as spokesperson on core topics
  • Work with Marketing to deliver and optimise EDM strategy

What You Need To Bring To The Role:

  • More than 10 years journalism experience with experience as a media spokesperson
  • A nose for newsy, topical stories, a natural storyteller and possessing excellent judgement
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • A journalism or communications degree and a Excellent writing and editing skills, particularly when it comes to checking facts, figures and quotes 
  • A working knowledge of written and visual copyright laws and journalistic compliance guidelines
  • Understanding of, or interest in, SEO
  • A passion for new media, particularly social, mobile, video and search trends
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: high energy, enthusiastic, adaptable, pragmatic, proactive, hands-on, strategic, resilient and ambitious

What Will Give You The Extra Edge: 

  • Entrepreneurial mindset: high energy, enthusiastic, adaptable, pragmatic, proactive, hands-on, strategic, resilient and ambitious
  • A background or interest in Energy, Telco or consumer news

How Can You Join The Team:

If this sounds like you, and you are up for a fresh challenge with a great company, please click apply now and ensure that your CV and cover letter has been uploaded to your profile.


Please contact Canstar’s Talent Attraction Specialist, Emily Conaghan, via careers@canstar.com.au for general enquiries.