Speedcafe.com | Negotiable Full-Time Position Filled
Gold Coast, QLD Australia
Speedcafe.com is looking for a passionate and knowledgeable writer to join its expanding editorial team based on the Gold Coast.
The world’s number one independent motorsport news website, Speedafe.com covers everything from karting to Supercars and Formula 1.
It has become a respected destination and network for industry leaders, competitors and fans looking to find accurate information about their sport – First, Fast and Free.
In 2021, the site achieved nearly 60 million pageviews, experiencing a 20 percent growth on the previous year.
Our old fashioned news values and ethics from our team of award-winning journalists and a daily desire to over service our partnership group from our dedicated management is a recipe for a first class result.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
Based on the Gold Coast out of the Speedcafe.com office.
- General news writing with a focus on national and international categories
- Social media creation and activation
- General newsroom duties
- Contribution to daily news conferences
- Development of feature concepts and ideas
The successful candidate will:
- Have a strong passion for and knowledge of motorsport
- Be able to accurately report on racing and write news stories in a timely manner
- Have strong news sense, writing and interview skills
- Be motivated, have a collaborative work ethic and ability to meet deadlines
- Have apt social media skills and show creativity in that space
- Demonstrate an ability to balance priorities in a fast-paced news environment
- Be prepared for travel and weekend work
- Have basic IT and website skills
If you are on a laptop or PC, please apply down the right-hand side of page.