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Ticker News is a division of the Ticker Media group Pty Ltd.

Ticker operates offices in Singapore and Australia, with plans to expand globally.


Ticker has the most engaged team I have ever worked with. We look for a certain type of person. Someone who wants to help us disrupt the media business for good.

Ahron Young – TICKER FOUNDER

Front Page Editor

  • Melbourne
  • Full-time
  • Work Arrangement: Permanent

Company Description

Ticker News produces great content for an urban millennial audience, with bold plans to expand around the world.

We are Australia’s premier news and business streaming network, with an exciting future.

Job Description

Ticker NEWS is about to relaunch our main news website, and we are looking for news editors to publish stories, follow news, and write headlines. 

The Ticker News homepage updates constantly and features a diverse range of stories from all of our verticals – from news to Ticker Originals programming. 

This is not a typical front-page editing job: Ticker NEWS front page editors are expected to set the news agenda, become involved in story assignment, send alerts and post on social media. 

The job involves:

* Finding stories that should lead the site, and working with our video production team to create content on the Ticker NEWS LIVE channel.

* Reporting breaking news on air on Ticker News.

* Identifying what’s most interesting about each story and writing new headlines around that.

* Selecting the most compelling videos and photos to accompany stories on the front page.

* Regularly updating the Ticker NEWS app.

* Sending mobile push notifications, email alerts, and tweets for breaking news stories.

* Identifying stories that need to be on the front page and coordinating with Ticker News anchors and producers to make sure someone is covering it.

* Writing quick, clean first versions of breaking news stories.

Qualifications

* 2-4 years experience in online journalism, strong writing skills, eagerness to learn and take risks

* Have rock-solid news judgment. Know when a story matters, when it doesn’t and why.

* Have steadfast gut instincts for news.

* Be passionate news junkies, familiar with all of the web s top news sites and blogs, and with current national politics and business news

* Be obsessed with the social web and finding news through Twitter and Facebook.

* Be comfortable on camera. You will be jumping up on camera with short notice to report on breaking news topics.

* Have extensive knowledge of social media sites and ideas about how to engage the Ticker NEWS community in the news of the day.

* Understand how to reach readers through all platforms, with special facility for mobile.

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Social Media Strategist

  • Melbourne/Sydney
  • Full-time
  • Work Arrangement: Permanent

Company Description

Ticker News produces great content for an urban millennial audience, with bold plans to expand around the world.

We are Australia’s premier news and business streaming network, with an exciting future.

Job Description

We have a position available in either Sydney or our Melbourne headquarters for a Social Media Strategist.

Reporting to the CEO and COO, and working closely with our team of social media producers based in our Melbourne HQ.

This fast paced and exciting role is responsible for developing our online and social media strategy, and taking our content to the next level.

The successful candidate will implement and execute our social media strategy for the Ticker News brand and work with the Ticker team to identify the best type of content for our growing audience.

Key objectives:

Improving audience engagement and reach; directing our social content (video, stories, copy and more) and developing insights/reports to shape ongoing social media strategy.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Executing social media strategy for the ‘Ticker News’ brand including all relevant accounts, channels, tone of voice, frequency of communication and moderation,
  • Management of all social media platforms associated with Ticker News.
  • Working with producers and presenters in the creation and publication of relevant, original, shareable and high-quality content
  • Maximise audience social media reach and engagement for all Ticker News content
  • Maximise referral traffic to relevant digital assets
  • Implementation of brand social media marketing campaigns,

Essential Qualifications

  • Well-rounded knowledge of all social media platforms, including emerging social and marketing trends; practical experience working with Social Media platforms for a largescale business or brand preferable
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills, including excellent use of correct spelling and grammar
  • Well-developed, practical experience with Canva, Final Cut Pro and Apple software.
  • Prior experience in broadcast news and/or digital news 
  • Must have genuine interest in daily news and current affairs
  • Ability to analyse, review and report on the effectiveness of content and audience sentiment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Full working rights in Australia.

Desirable experience & skills

  • Knowledge of social media platforms

Additional Information

Ticker embraces diversity and inclusion and we are committed to creating a vibrant workplace that reflects our global audience.

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes

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Brand Partnership Lead

Job Description:

Ticker is looking for a driven Brand Partnerships Lead who is a skilled relationship builder, strategist and problem solver. Based in either Melbourne or Sydney, this position is well suited to an individual who thrives in a fast-past, dynamic environment who will drive new business with direct clients both domestically, as well as internationally.

Reporting to the COO and working closely with our Brand Partnerships Sales team, based in our Melbourne HQ.

The ideal candidate will bring energy and passion to everything he/she does and will not be afraid to roll up his/her sleeves to tackle projects both big and small. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a growing sales team while making a direct impact on its success.  

Key objectives:

This fast paced and exciting role is responsible for driving new business and growing accounts with a focus on advertisers who want to reach professional millennials around the world via Ticker’s bespoke brand integration.

Responsibilities:

  • Email and call potential clients and agency leads to set up meetings
  • Close new clients and ad agency leads, maintain partnerships for future renewals
  • Execute on a strategic plan to achieve revenue goals each quarter and year
  • Effectively prepare for and manage business meetings
  • Clearly communicate the value of Ticker’s value proposition and the streaming landscape we sit in.
  • Contribute and improve team resources such as sales and marketing materials
  • MUST have 3+ years’ of sales experience in the TV and digital media industry
  • MUST have 2+ years’ of sales experience targeting direct advertisers
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication ability
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Highly proficient at Excel and PPT
  • Able to work well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Full working rights in Australia.

Additional Information

Ticker embraces diversity and inclusion and we are committed to creating a vibrant workplace that reflects our global audience.

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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