Pop Culture Journalist – Pedestrian Jobs

ROLE PURPOSE

This role will be mainly focused on our SCANDAL! product – a weekly podcast episode that dives deep into the biggest celebrity stories, from the rise and fall (and rise) of Taylor Swift, to Tanacon, J Lo’s night behind bars and beyond . On average, these episodes get over 160,000 downloads each and are now a staple of the Shameless Media brand. In addition to research and fact-checking, our SCANDAL! episodes, this team member will also assist with podcast production and content creation if needed.

ROLE DETAILS

Job title: Pop culture journalist

Pertaining to: General director

Venuetion: Cremorne, Melbourne

Type: Full time

WFH Breakdown: 3 days in office, 2 days at home

Live: Ideally 3+ years of work experience in the journalism and entertainment landscape. Journalism experience is preferred, as this position will require you to do a lot of research and scripting past celebrity controversies.

Favorite start: January 2023

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION

  • Search SCANDAL! : Researching, writing and curating factually robust and engaging SCANDAL! scripts that our podcast hosts will present to the public.
  • Brainstorming and content ideation: Have a good understanding of the tone, feel and mood of Shameless Media content, and regularly come up with strong creative ideas that align with the company’s vision.
  • Production medium: Be available as an additional podcast producer and creative brain when needed, especially when it comes to new product launches.

RELEVANT SKILLS

  • Live: must have at least 3 years of experience in the journalistic/media landscape.
  • Exceptional attention to detail: we like people who are meticulous in their work and care about what they put out to the world.
  • Industrious: we want someone who shows up on time and shows up ready to start.
  • Critical mind: we don’t just want you to do chores, we want your ideas and input.
  • Solution-focused: we want someone who has the desire to ride the wave and present solutions when problems arise.

WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU

Shameless Media is Australia’s largest independent youth podcast network and is known for creating the content young people crave. We specialize in creating audio and social content and boast an impressive 50 million unique downloads, 45,000 newsletter subscribers and a combined social following of over 600,000.

We are a small, nimble, young and flexible workplace. We are looking for the right person to grow our business and be part of a dynamic and dynamic team. If this sounds like you, we’d love for you to apply.

Want to apply?

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant work experience to [email protected]

Please note: we will only review and accept applications submitted to the official email address [email protected] Please ensure that you follow the proper process to be considered for the position.

CLOSING OF COB APPLICATIONS WEDNESDAY 2 NOVEMBER.