Other (Editorial, Media & Creative Arts) - Australian Community Media

  • Narromine
  • Australian Community Media
A career at ACM is a chance to write your own story and help make a difference with your ideas, energy and skills. We want to offer you an opportunity to create a life for yourself - and a lifestyle - in some of the most beautiful and vibrant parts of Australia. At ACM we tell the stories of Australia. From the city to the bush, from the country to the coast, our trusted local news keeps hundreds of Australian communities informed, connected and strong. We are Australia's largest independent media organisation made up of more than 100 leading rural and regional news brands consisting of community-based websites, daily and community newspapers, magazines and events. From the Canberra Times, Newcastle Herald and Bendigo Advertiser, our trusted news brands have been setting the agenda in Australia's key regional population centres for more than 180 years. At ACM our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business may be diverse but we are united when it comes to our vision and values. The Opportunity The National Video Team's primary purpose is driving video content and video views for ACM and its vast network of mastheads on-platform and across social media platforms. This includes daily news content utilising ACM stories and journalist copy to translate into video-first storytelling, finding and responding to breaking and viral videos in a timely manner and producing bespoke video for local and/or national levels. We're looking for a creative, digitally savvy and news-hungry Video Producer to join our team. This role is suited to someone who loves to follow what's happening, what's trending and has an interest or background in video producing and authentic storytelling. You're comfortable working quickly and independently across different news genres such as lifestyle, viral, sport, politics, entertainment and more. Day to day you will: Be asked to come up with short-form video pitch ideas daily that work for a national audience as well as create bespoke local video packages. Source timely and reliable copy, and translate that to a video-first format. Execute and edit your videos for ACM's national news platforms and produce output a social version for TikTok and YouTube. Produce engaging, authentic and quality content consistent with the ACM video team style. Manage and upload your content to social media with a keen understanding of SEO optimisation in format, thumbnails, hashtags and trending topics. Who you are: Someone who loves news, loves video, trending topics or being the first to create or spot content before it breaks big. High attention to detail in sourcing, proofing or writing news copy that's video-first. Experience in shooting and editing short-form video. Interest and/or experience across Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop. Further areas of Adobe Creative Suite are a bonus. Strong communication and time management skills, and an ability to effectively prioritise across multiple projects. Solid understanding and experience encoding and publishing video for online and social platforms. Experience video producing and editing, especially in a news environment or in news-based social media is highly encouraged. Why you should join ACM ACM's purpose is driven by our passion for keeping our communities strong, informed and connected. We truly value independence and encourage you to achieve your best work in an environment that allows your authenticity to shine and supports your development in your media career. Our employees also enjoy the following benefits: Hybrid working Lifestyle discounts - Flare benefits, digital subscriptions, novated leasing and more Competitive Parental Leave Program Financial Study Assistance - We will support you to explore further qualifications and can support work-related tertiary qualifications and courses Make a Difference - We pride ourselves on making a difference for our audiences, communities and achieving results for our advertising partners Next Steps Please press the APPLY button - we can't wait to hear from you! We advocate Diversity and Inclusion ACM embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating a workplace which reflects the incredibly diverse customers, audiences and communities we serve. Candidates from all backgrounds will receive equal consideration for the opportunity they apply for Disability Accommodation For individuals who need assistance at any point in the application and interview process please contact the ACM Jobs team via email - jobs@austcommunitymedia.com.au