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POSITION: Regional Editorial Coordinator, Alice Springs (NT)

Danny Chifley, 31st August 2020
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Do you have journalism and news production skills and experience, good communication skills, good working knowledge of software systems, ideally for news or media sharing, good understanding of training delivery and resource development, knowledge of codes relating to broadcasting and journalism code of ethics, a good working knowledge of the First Nations Media industry, ability to work independently and in a team, and good understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities?

First Nations Media Australia, the peak body for First Nations not-for-profit broadcasting, media and communications, seek a Project Coordinator for the First Nations Regional News Capacity Building & Content Sharing Project.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Working with Project Coordinator, software provider and stakeholders to configure the First Nations News sharing platform according to sector needs and cultural protocols
  • Day to day management and moderation of the online news sharing platform to ensure content adheres to journalism code of ethics, broadcast standards, format and production standards 
  • Distribute and promote news content throughout the day 
  • Develop policies and procedures for content contribution, sharing and attribution protocols
  • Engage with existing First Nations news producers (such as NIRS, NITV, Koori Mail, CAAMA, Radio Larrakia/ABA and ICTV) to share stories of national interest via the sharing platform
  • Supporting remote and regional FNMOs and Regional Journalist Network to produce and contribute content to the sharing platform
  • Develop and deliver training webinars and user-friendly resources and online tools on how to upload and download news items or bulletins from the platforms
  • Manage the social media page and distribution channels to promote and amplify news content on the sharing platform
  • Organising webinars

An attractive salary package with salary sacrifice is available. This position is fulltime. This is an Indigenous identified position.  

For a Position Description, please contact Jennifer Nixon, Assistant Manager - First Nations Media Australia on jenni@firstnationsmedia.org.au or 08 8952 6465

Applications Close COB Tuesday 8 September 2020.

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