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Project Officer - Flexible Location

Local & Independent News Association (LINA)
  • Hours: 0.6 negotiable days
  • Location: Melbourne, Sydney and/or remote from home
  • Salary: $82,000 pro rata + superannuation

About the role

The Local & Independent News Association (LINA) is a newly formed industry association supporting hyperlocal and independent news publishers. This is an exciting opportunity to help LINA grow from its foundational stages and use your wide-ranging skills to shape the role to your career objectives.

We are looking for an energetic all-rounder who can lead projects, support our diverse members, coordinate operations, drive communications and engage with stakeholders and partners.

About the team

You will be working closely with the Executive Director as the 2IC in a small, developing team. You will also work with Board members and partner organisations to deliver key projects. LINA is also recruiting for a Digital Content & IT Manager to complete our establishing crew.

LINA receives administrative support for book-keeping, administration and data reporting activities.

About the membership

LINA members will be locally owned and controlled news publishers, gathering news content by and for a defined community. They publish quality news content across a broad range of topics, engaging journalists and contributors within their communities. While some members also publish a print version, LINA members are digital native.

About you

The ideal candidate will be a motivated problem-solver bringing amazing organisational skills to this dynamic role. You are a warm communicator with excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. You have good technical knowledge of operating systems and software, and administrative processes. You have demonstrated project management skills and a passion for supporting independent newsmakers. Media industry experience, business development, training and/or communications background will be favourably considered.

Please see the key responsibilities in the Position Description attached.

For further information contact Claire Stuchbery, Executive Director via claire.stuchbery@lina.org.au using the subject line: Project Officer - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0403 520 765.

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