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Home & Lifestyle Content Lead

Advertiser: CANSTARMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Jan 2020
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Advertising, Arts & Media, Journalism & Writing

Canstar is all about helping people confidently make the right financial decisions for them. While it’s a simple goal, achieving it involves dynamic collaboration between diverse teams of people, each one integral to the overall results. 

We’re on the look out for an experienced Content Producer with a passion for home and lifestyle related content to join the growing Canstar Blue Editorial team. 


Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, Canstar Blue, the Home & Lifestyle Content Lead is tasked with managing and improving the content strategy of the high-traffic appliances and home & garden verticals on the Canstar Blue website. The Home & Lifestyle Content Lead will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief and Canstar Blue commercial team to optimise existing content and play a leading role in the strategic growth of the verticals. This includes seeking out new content opportunities and liaising with clients, industry and media to ensure that Canstar Blue is a leading source of information and commentary for all things home & lifestyle.



What Canstar offers

  • Supportive and flexible working environment 
  • Birthday leave 
  • Free breakfast and fresh fruit 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Monthly massages 
  • Fun social club and company culture
  • Training and development opportunities in areas that matter to you



What you will be doing

  • Write new and engaging content for appliances and home & garden verticals 
  • Manage and maintain existing high-traffic content with regular updates and fact checks
  • Manage pricing updates and established compliance requirements
  • Manage report writing process to ensure publication deadlines are met
  • Source and produce daily news content when required
  • Collaborate with members of the wider Canstar Blue team on all content related tasks
  • Build and maintain list of industry and media contacts to assist with the identification and action of PR opportunities
  • Work with clients and industry to develop greater working relationships and industry knowledge


What you need to bring to the role 

  • 2+ years relevant experience working in content production or journalism
  • Degree qualification in Journalism, Communications, English or other relevant fields
  •  Experience with Google Analytics or other traffic insight tools
  • A record of published content from reputable sources
  • Experience dealing with the media and writing news content will also be an advantage
  • A good knowledge of best-practice SEO and content optimisation is also desired


What will give you the extra edge

  • A passion for home and lifestyle related content. Do you get Excited by new household products, services and innovations?
  • The ability to spot a great story before anyone else does 


How can you join our team 

If this sounds like you, and you are up for a fresh challenge with a great company, please click apply now and ensure that your CV and cover letter has been uploaded to your profile. 


Please contact Emily Conaghan via for general enquiries. 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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