Editorial Operations Manager

  • Sydney
  • Sydney > CBD/Metro/Inner East & West

Who we are:

The Brag Media’s mission is to be the most ubiquitous presence in Australian culture; with its people, its artists and brands.

Our publishing business reaches 20% of the Australian population every month and publishes the most iconic brands in the world such as Rolling Stone, Variety and Tone Deaf.

About the opportunity:

We are currently searching for an Editorial Operations Manager who will work closely with the Editor in Chief and Editorial teams to manage day-to-day work streams and budgets. This person will coordinate with editorial, sales, and partnerships staff. The ideal candidate will be both content and commercially minded, with proof of excellence in digital editorial strategies and a deep understanding of business operations. They will be hyper-organised, efficient, and have superior communication skills. They will have a writing background and be able to write in-depth features and short-form written content in a fast-paced environment, all whilst upholding the values and journalistic integrity of The Brag Media.

This position reports into The Brag Media’s Editor in Chief.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage team members and freelancers to create streamlined workflows
  • Work closely with the partnerships team members to ensure needs are being met across our multiple publications and platforms
  • Manage budgets, including for non-native and campaign-aligned content
  • Manage schedule to ensure all deadlines are met on time and on budget
  • Oversee the processing of all payments to freelancers and ensure contributor contracts are current
  • Facilitate communication across editorial and campaign staff
  • Develop strategies for generating meaningful content that garners a high volume of visits, and encourages awareness and excitement around our products
  • Oversee and implement strategies for consistent audience growth across owned and operated titles and social media platforms
  • Follow The Brag Media’s style and creative manuals
  • Constantly research and come up with new initiatives to increase engagement on all sites and social media accounts
  • Monitor and ensure SEO is compliant across all articles
  • Track and study current performance of our social media channels and those of our competitors

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Exceptional writing, copyediting, news writing, digital media, and marketing skills
  • Ability to guide contributors toward the creation of meaningful, quality content, with attention to serving the interests of the brand and the audience
  • Has broad knowledge and practical experience of the current landscape in digital journalism
  • Confident with reviewing data analytics and incorporating insights into your work (e.g Google Analytics)
  • Familiar with content management systems like WordPress, Tumblr, as well as basic HTML
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to align internal and external stakeholders
  • Budget management experience
  • The ability to be measured and balanced when it comes to contentious topics e.g. politics

What are you waiting for? If this role is perfect for YOU then apply now by sending your resume and a few examples of your writing to [email protected].

Successful candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of applying.

We embrace diversity and equality in a serious way. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills and views. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Creating a culture of Diversity and Equality isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also the smart thing.

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