Bureau Chief - Oamaru
Allied Press Limited
Dunedin, Otago, NZ
3d ago

Be part of a team that is passionate about making a difference. Allied Press Limited is the largest independently owned media company in New Zealand.

Employing more than 1,100 staff and contributors across its 15 South Island locations. It operates across multiple media platforms (print, on-line, digital) delivering news, information and entertainment through our various regional and city publications, including award winning Oamaru Mail and the Otago Daily Times.

This role plays a key role in the growth and strengthening of the Oamaru weekly paper. The position involves leading the editorial team in Oamaru and providing daily regional news to the Otago Daily Times.

Sub-editing and layout skills would be an advantage but are not essential. This is an exciting time to be working for this leading independent New Zealand media company.

Some of the key accountabilities include :

  • Providing staff support and performance management
  • Sourcing, writing and delegating stories
  • Copy tasting
  • Meeting weekly production deadlines for the Oamaru Mail and daily news deadlines for the ODT
  • Point of contact for the local community and Allied Press staff
  • Maintaining online presence
  • In addition to your interest in supporting your team to succeed, you will have :

  • Video, photography and website skills
  • Commitment to accuracy and quality
  • Full NZ driver licence
  • This is a full-time, permanent position based in Oamaru. Relocation assistance would be considered for the right candidate.

    As well as working alongside professional colleagues throughout the South Island, there are development opportunities and an opportunity to take ownership of a successful and well-supported local newspaper.

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