Journalist and Content Specalist (1254-465)

Maternity leave contract to end 2021;Outstanding opportunity to bring your amazing writing ability to a progressive organisation;Mile End location, flexible working conditions.About RAA:As one of the state’s largest and most iconic organisations, we’re proud to keep our members – and SA – moving in the right direction. More than 740,000 members choose us to deliver peace of mind through our trusted range of motor, home and travel products and services. We’re also one of the state’s largest employers (and growing!), with more than 1000 employees working collectively with the common goal to keep our members moving. Our approach to work is creative, inclusive and courageous, and we strive to make real impact in the state we call home. Come join us.We’re all looking to make a difference through the work we do. To do work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. When you work at RAA, that something could be helping a member keep their life moving “”on the road, on holiday or at home. Or it could be seeing your innovative idea for transforming the business come to life.But one thing’s for sure, you are going to make an impact. Because that’s what we’re all about here at RAA “”giving people the power to make moves that matter.About the role:An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced journalist to work for one of South Australia’s highest-circulating and most-read publications – samotor magazine.This role will require you to help coordinate the production process of both the digital and print publications. Reporting to the Content Manager, your responsibilities will include:Generating story ideas, as well as researching and writing articles of an exceptionally high standard for both digital and print publications;Implementing strategies to grow online readership, in conjunction with the Content Manager and content team;Identifying and implementing tactics to continually improve both print and digital content;Writing video scripts;Collaborating with the design team on layout ideas, photography and artwork; andDeveloping and maintaining sound working relationships with various stakeholders, including internal departments, advertisers, printers, designers and other suppliers.You will need:Tertiary qualifications in Journalism or Communication Studies;Experience in news and feature writing for publications (e.g. magazines or newspapers);Understanding of methods for growing digital traffic and audiences;Experience with WordPress, analytics, SEO and Photoshop is favourable;Exceptional grammar skills;Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with a wide variety of key stakeholders;Ability to respond effectively to and prioritise multiple tasks and requests at short notice.What we offer:This is an exciting opportunity to work within a small, innovative and professional content team. You will have the autonomy to contribute to the growing team, while enjoying the stability, flexibility and work-life balance that comes with this type of role.On top of all that you will be entitled to RAA’s great range of employee benefits, including:Free RAA Premium Road Service & Home Security Monitoring;Discounts on all RAA Products and Services;Flexible Work Arrangements;Ongoing Training & Development Opportunities & Study Support Program;Onsite Massage, Wellbeing Facilities and Corporate Health Insurance Plan;Annual Bonus Incentive;On-site Café.How to apply:Follow the prompts to send us a cover letter (addressed to Selina Radetti, Recruitment Consultant) and a CV. Applications close 9am Wednesday 8 April 2020.You can download this position description here, and find out more about careers and recruitment at RAA here.Any applications sent from agencies won’t be considered.We’re committed to building a workplace that’s diverse and inclusive, where employees are embraced for their unique qualities and valued for their contributions. We believe a diverse and inclusive workplace brings out the best in everyone, and helps us to give our members better service.