Food Director, Commercial – Mass Food

  • Company:
    News Corp Australia
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
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Food Director, Commercial – Mass Food Sydney NSW, Australia

+ Work across two of Australia’s leading food media brands – and Australia’s Best Recipes

+ Work alongside the best in the business

+ Highly creative and varied role

**What’s the role?**

_Reporting the the Digital Director you will:_

+ Be the creative food lead for all recipe-led commercial content briefs across Australia’s #1 and #2 food media brands.

+ Work closely with the digital, print and video production teams to devise original recipe content with the power to inspire shoppers and drive action.

+ Using the very latest insights, brainstorm unique video concepts with viral potential, designed to stand out among the clutter of today’s social media feeds.

+ Manage the commercial recipe development process from concept ideation to reviewing final stills, copy and videos, as well as commissioning freelance contributors.

+ Ensure all content is visually immersive and adheres to our brand style guidelines.

+ Liaise closely with studio shoot teams, including stylists, photographers, chefs and producers, to troubleshoot any issues quickly and ensure each recipe is tested to the highest standards before publication.

+ Shoot stills and short, social-led videos at home using mobile phone and tablet cameras, when required.

+ 6-month maternity leave contract.

**Who are you?**

+ Highly experienced Food Director with a deep understanding and evangelistic passion for mass food.

+ A genuine passion for creating achievable yet delicious recipes that appeal to everyday Australian cooks.

+ Proven ability to drive integrated commercial content from ideation to publication (print, video and digital).

+ Budget management and commissioning experience.

+ Creative thinker with a strong visual eye for creating recipes that inspire readers to click – and cook!

+ Highly collaborative publishing professional with proven track record in recipe development and contributor management.

+ Experience in creating recipe content for video and an understanding of the video production process.

+ Ability to create content that delivers across any channel – from Facebook, Instagram and TikTok to magazines and cookbooks.

+ Experience working to specific creative briefs, including utilising supermarket ingredients in new and innovative ways.

+ Ability to work to daily deadlines and deliver quality recipe content in an extremely fast-paced environment.

+ Internal and external stakeholder management.

+ Experience working as hand talent for video shoots (face-to-camera experience also highly regarded).

**What’s in it for you?**

+ Lucrative salary

+ Collaborative environment

+ Opportunity to innovate, challenge the norm and pioneer the way forward

+ Variety of work where no two days are the same

+ Work with some of Australia’s most recognised and prestigious brands

+ Build a huge portfolio of work across Australia’s top 2 food media brands

+ Make a difference as part of Australia’s most influential media organisation

**Who are we?**

We are Australia’s number one and most influential media organisation with more than 150 prestige brands across news, sport and lifestyle. Each month more than 17 million Australians choose to consume news and information from our digital and print products – more than any other media group in Australia.

**What’s next?**

Apply now or for more information on careers at News Corp Australia visit

**Type:** Contract

**Category:** Editorial

**Reference ID:** AU1234AC000731

**Date Posted:** 02/10/2020