Journalist – Archdiocese of Canberra Goulburn ACT 149 views


The Archdiocese is seeking a Journalist who is digital savvy and has proven traditional news writing skills.

The position’s focus will be to develop original ideas and content (articles, videos, audio, infographics, and blogs, etc) that captures and then tells the unique stories of our Archdiocese, its parishioners, staff, and services.

The role requires a person who has a great grasp of traditional reporting skills and is passionate about creating new ways of online news that is clickable, readable and engaging on any size screen the user chooses.

The role requires

  • Exemplary writing skills and a passion for new media including mobile and video.
  • Adept at utilising relevant digital and social channels
  • Knowledge of online reporting and the necessary techniques required to engage the reader
  • Research skills.
  • The ability to absorb information quickly.
  • A team player who can work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • At least three years’ journalistic experience and a degree in journalism/media/communications are preferable.

The Person

The position calls for a creative, industrious individual who wishes to work in an environment that utilises all communication media.

The position requires a self-starter with demonstrated journalistic experience and proven writing skills. Energetic and able to work independently and quickly, the successful candidate will be an effective team player who maintains high levels of personal organisation and commitment to assignments and tasks. They will be an all-rounder with a keen eye for detail and be able to put a story together with speed and style.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and commitment to the Catholic faith, along with an understanding of the evangelising mission of the Catholic Church.

How to Apply

A complete application will include the following:

  1. A letter of interest addressing qualifications and experience as they relate to the responsibilities of the position.
  2. A professional resume.

Please send your application to

For more information about this position, contact Jeanine Doyle
Ph:+61 2 6239 9833 or email

Download a Position Description here.

Applications close 1 June 2018.

More Information

  • Organisation Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn
  • Salary Package includes car, phone, superannuation and free car-parking
  • Location Manuka ACT
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The Diocesan Church of Canberra and Goulburn has a Catholic population of about 160,000 in 17 Australian Capital Territory parishes (pop. 90,000) and 35 New South Wales parishes (pop. 70,000) over an area of 88,000 square kilometers.

  • Address ACT
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