Country News is looking for a journalist passionate about rural issues and community matters - or someone with agricultural qualifications or background who can also write well.You will contribute to a range of our agricultural publications and explore issues important to the people of the Goulburn Valley and beyond.We seek someone with a connection to rural communities in the area, well-versed in  local, state and national agricultural themes. You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, build your networks quickly and have the confidence to reach out to a variety of sources.Apart from excellent writing and research skills, you will display curiosity, the desire to uncover a good story and the ability to create engaging and original content for print and online publication. Your computer skills, ability to use social platforms to engage with your audience, and the readiness to adapt to the ever-changing environment of contemporary media are of paramount importance.You will enjoy a busy and vibrant newsroom, collaborate with a team of like-minded journalists and offer your team members advice and support. A strong work ethic, excellent organisational and time management skills, together with the ability to deliver high quality work under deadline pressure, are imperative.To apply, please send us your resume, cover letter (essential) and a link to your portfolio / a few examples of your work. Applications close Sunday, July 21. If you would like to have a confidential conversation about the role, do not hesitate to call Geoff Adams, Rural Group Editor on (03) 5820 3229. 50000 AUD Shepparton 3630

Journalist - Rural Publications

Country News is looking for a journalist passionate about rural issues and community matters - or someone with agricultural qualifications or background who can also write well.

You will contribute to a range of our agricultural publications and explore issues important to the people of the Goulburn Valley and beyond.

We seek someone with a connection to rural communities in the area, well-versed in  local, state and national agricultural themes. You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, build your networks quickly and have the confidence to reach out to a variety of sources.

Apart from excellent writing and research skills, you will display curiosity, the desire to uncover a good story and the ability to create engaging and original content for print and online publication. Your computer skills, ability to use social platforms to engage with your audience, and the readiness to adapt to the ever-changing environment of contemporary media are of paramount importance.

You will enjoy a busy and vibrant newsroom, collaborate with a team of like-minded journalists and offer your team members advice and support. A strong work ethic, excellent organisational and time management skills, together with the ability to deliver high quality work under deadline pressure, are imperative.

To apply, please send us your resume, cover letter (essential) and a link to your portfolio / a few examples of your work. Applications close Sunday, July 21. If you would like to have a confidential conversation about the role, do not hesitate to call Geoff Adams, Rural Group Editor on (03) 5820 3229.