SmartCompany seeks graduate journalist

18 December 2012

Written by: Dean Casey

smartcompanyAre you a great writer? Do you have a proven ability to generate original, hard-hitting news stories? Do you have infallible news judgement?

Can you keep up with the lightning-fast pace of online news?  Do you thrive under pressure?  Do you have a good understanding of new media publishing platforms and tools? Are you interested in business, politics and primarily, people?

SmartCompany is seeking a journalist to join its Melbourne editorial team. This full-time role, working office hours Monday to Friday, involves generating story ideas, researching stories, conducting interviews, writing stories and using social media to connect with the SmartCompany audience.  This role would suit a graduate or junior journalist.

Experience in using content management systems and in photo editing would be an advantage.

SmartCompany is a division of Private Media, one of the country’s leading online publishers and fastest-growing media companies with a suite of market-leading websites including Crikey, Leading Company, StartUp Smart, Property Observer and Women’s Agenda. Our modern offices are based in the Melbourne CBD.

Email a CV, covering letter and samples of your published work to SmartCompany editor Cara Waters at

Applications close Monday December 24 2012.