Feature Writer, Take 5
Bauer Media
Sydney, AU
5d ago
  • Reporting to the Features Editor, you will be chasing, interviewing and writing real-life stories for Take 5 weekly, Take 5 Bumper Monthly and brand extensions / specials.
  • You will have a genuine interest in everyday people's amazing true stories and be able to share them in Take 5's intimate first-person style with accuracy, warmth, compassion, humour and heart.


  • Pitch real life / news stories to the Features Editor and Deputy Features Editor on a daily basis.
  • Chase, interview and write real-life stories of all styles including real-life crime, romance, quirky reads and inspiring accounts of triumph over tragedy.
  • Devise ideas for on-brand campaigns and specials, and contribute to other sections of the magazine as needed.
  • Upload stories to Take 5's website and assist with weekly newsletter compilation.
  • Skills and experience

  • Have at least three years’ experience on a weekly magazine or newspaper. Some experience with real-life content preferred.
  • A tertiary degree in Communications / Journalism or similar.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in publishing tools such as InDesign, InCopy and Content Station preferred.
  • Why Are Media?

  • Join a values based organisation built on respecting all, inspiring creativity and collaboration with others. Excellent Employee Benefits Package including;
  • discounted gym & swimming pool rates at Park Street CBD; regular beauty perks; discounts at cafes, restaurants & retail stores;
  • as well as access to Are Media’s Learning & Development Offerings.

    Are Media is committed to a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We know & value the success this brings for everyone and we welcome & encourage applications from diverse backgrounds

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