[ASC-list] COSMOS is hiring - 8 positions open!
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Tue Jan 31 13:28:13 UTC 2012
COSMOS magazine - internationally respected for its literary writing,
excellence in design and engaging breadth of content - is expanding and
looking for talented writers, editors and designers. We are looking for
smart, diligent people excited by science and willing to work as part of a
dedicated team to create insanely great content.
COSMOS is not only Australia’s #1 science media brand, it is also a great
place to work. Here's what we're looking for:
*EDITOR* - http://is.gd/lKNMyk
One of the best jobs in journalism in Australia: We're looking for an
exceptional Editor who, working with the Editor-in-Chief, will help manage
all aspects of editorial, design and production of the COSMOS stable of
print and digital products, including magazines, guides, books, web
portals, digital editions, and a wide range of custom projects, as we
accelerate the global expansion of our successful brand.
*DEPUTY EDITOR* - http://is.gd/Jqp7Ci
Reporting to the Editor, you will be involved in developing ideas, managing
projects and workflow, commissioning writers andphotographers, editing,
writing, and maintaining the high standard of journalism for which COSMOS
is renowned. The right applicant will be a sharp self-starter with a talent
for writing and a passion for science. Highly organised and a team player,
they won’t be afraid to get their hands dirty.
*DIGITAL EDITOR* - http://is.gd/dMiB4s
We're looking for an experienced Digital Editor to manage all aspects of
our web and digital portfolio, as we accelerate the global expansion of our
successful brand. Reporting to the Editor of COSMOS, and working as part of
a team of committed specialists, you will be primarily responsible for
developing a portal that becomes the recognised destination for accurate
and timely science news and information for an international audience.
*DESIGNER* - http://is.gd/1cbSuC
We're looking for an experienced magazine designer to support our Art
Director and work across our print and digital products, including
magazines, posters, books, digital editions, and a widerange of custom
projects, as we accelerate the global expansion of our successful brand.
Magazine layout experience working with InDesign CreativeSuite 5 is
essential. Strong skills in creating illustrations and infographics will be
highly valued, and digital experience would be desirable. Being willing to
work as part of a dedicated team striving to create insanely great products
*SUB-EDITOR* - http://is.gd/APhgoG
Reporting to the Editor, you will be responsible for ensuring that our high
standards for clarity, writing excellence and accuracy are maintained. The
right candidate will have proven sub-editing experience and be able to work
to deadlines with speed and accuracy. Experienced in working with InDesign
Creative Suite 5, you will be able to lead copy handling and sub-editing as
well as oversee our layered proofreading system in order to create
editorial products that are engaging, well-written, accurate, and tightly
edited, while allowing for individual flair.
*PICTURE EDITOR* - http://is.gd/l9D2Zw
You will lead picture research across the company's products, be
responsible for making sure images are correctly captioned, credited and
archived, and commission photographers and illustrators as required.
Working with InDesign and other applications, you will also be involved in
syndication and licensing.
*STAFF WRITER* - http://is.gd/XKlLzF
Reporting to the Editor, you will be responsible for creating and tailoring
material to suit a wide range of audiences, and ensuring that our high
standards for clarity, excellence and accuracy are maintained. You will
create material that engages and informs, and takes our readers on an
amazing journey. You will know how to deliver complex information in an
accessible way, how to engage and inspire readers - in print, online and of
varying ages. Newspaper, online or magazine journalism experience is
essential, science or similar qualifications are desirable, and a
willingness to work as part of a dedicated team to create insanely great
products is imperative.
*WEB AND ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS DEVELOPER* - http://is.gd/fRhu08
We're looking for a talented web developer to take a lead role at COSMOS,
and – working independently or with outside contractors – begin our
transition to digital delivery and take COSMOS to the rest of the world. Th
role would suit someone familiar with cloud-based and hosted customer
management and enterprise management systems; passionate about excellence,
efficiency and performance; and who takes pleasure in creating elegant and
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