Production Controller

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  

The Production department is an industrious team, servicing many different stakeholders within the business. In this role, reporting to the Production Manager, you will be dealing with external suppliers, editorial teams, marketing, and advertising departments quoting work and managing multiple projects through to completion. By managing resources effectively, monitoring production schedules and being part of a team, a production controller is an asset to the print production business. 


  • Advanced planning and scheduling of magazine titles and ancillary work
  • Provide quoting services to internal departments and external stakeholders
  • Traffic and title management
  • Quality and logistics monitoring
  • Customer service and communication

Skills and experience  

  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work to deadlines;
  • Works as part of a team;
  • Can take a detailed brief and provide clarity;
  • Has knowledge and experience with magazine print production (not essential but desired)

We are looking for a person with good customer service skills, who has experience in general office administration and some exposure to production skills preferably in print. Experience in print production or magazine production will be well regarded.

A willingness to learn and be part of a busy team is a key attribute for the successful candidate.

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 29, 2024
Closing: June 28, 2024
Sydney, NSW
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