Features Editor

Are Media is Australia’s leading omnichannel content company for women. Every day we influence, inform, inspire, and connect with 6 in 10 Australian women across magazine media, digital, video, social, e-commerce, customer review sites, podcasts, events and experiences.  Our brands include The Australian Women’s Weekly, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman’s Day, marie claire, TV WEEK, New Idea, Now to Love, Australian Gourmet Traveller, BEAUTY/crew and ELLE. Through our Change AREgenda we drive meaningful and positive change for women.

Are Media employs Australia’s best content creation talent and we are proud that our greatest strength is our people. 

Why Are Media?   

Join Australia’s leading content company for women and be part of an inspiring, creative and collaborative team. We offer excellent people programs including:

  • A day of leave for your birthday,
  • 4 days of volunteering leave each year,
  • An inclusive parental leave program that supports all parents, families & carers,
  • FREE digital access to all our titles, and
  • Our unique Are Media Learning Academy (Digital Academy, Lunch N Learns, Mentoring and much more).    

We support flexible ways of working through our Activity Based Working (ABW) model. We encourage a balance of working in the office and remotely and we believe this enables our people to do their best work. 

About the role

marie claire is looking for a dynamic Features Editor to work across all platforms, at this exciting time for the brand. This role reports directly into the Editor and is an omni-channel role. An interest and passion for building the marie claire brand online is vital. 

The ideal candidate will have the ability to effortlessly come up with brilliant, on-brand feature ideas and campaigns for both the print magazine and online platforms. Experience within the digital world is imperative, as is the ability to come up with new and innovative ways to increase readership.

What will you be doing? 

  • Writing and commissioning visually engaging feature stories cross platform in the marie claire editorial voice.
  • Drive marie claire’s game-changing, impactful campaigns and stories throughout the year. 
  • Writing and commissioning arts and culture related stories.
  • Ensure that content is usable cross platform and print content is repurposed for the web.
  • Own and lead regular analysis of marie claire articles, feeding back to the editor with suggestions for optimising existing content and future output.
  • Assist the Editor in creating the content strategy for the brand across all platforms.
  • Act as the team’s eyes and ears on all things arts and culture related around the globe.
  • Being attuned to, and communicating upcoming trends, stories, and not to be missed events.
  • Actings as a brand ambassador at relevant events. 
  • Working on key marie claire events throughout the year from our Women of The Year Event to Power Talks.
  • Driving our cover strategy and engaging with agents/managers to secure talent.

Who you are: 

  • A proven interest and knowledge of current affairs, news, art and culture.
  • A strong visual eye and a knowledge of the marie Claire brand and style.
  • Brilliant written and verbal communication skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience with all digital and social media channels.
  • Strong work ethic and inquisitive approach to everything, with a desire to be part of a growing and creative team.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Strong experience working on an equivalent print or digital publication.

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.  When you apply, please let us know of any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Are Media
Posted: May 24, 2024
Closing: June 22, 2024
Sydney, NSW
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