HR/IR jobs

Journalist - Workplace Express

Location: Sydney
Salary: Dependent on skills and experience.
Company: Specialist News
Telephone: 02 9267 3800
Apps close: Friday 22nd March 2019

Specialist NewsOnline real-time industrial relations news service Workplace Express is seeking a diligent journalist to join a small, friendly reporting team.

The role requires a candidate who can write clean, accurate copy to tight deadlines, chiefly on court judgments and industrial tribunal decisions that cover topics from unfair dismissal and industrial action to enterprise bargaining and workplace discrimination.

It also involves reporting on subjects ranging from the gig economy and the #metoo movement, to legislation, wage movements and the future of work.

The successful candidate must have an understanding of the intersection of politics, the economy, the legal system and key institutions.

Familiarity with industrial relations and its legal framework would be a strong advantage.

Ideally, you will have experience in a daily newsroom and working knowledge of HTML.

As a member of a small team working in an informal environment alongside other niche subscription publications, you will enjoy regular weekday hours and the security of being part of a respected, progressive media company based in the Sydney CBD.

Pay will depend on experience.

There will be a three-month probationary period, leading into future opportunities for career progression.

Workplace Express celebrates its 20th anniversary next year.

It is a subscription-based publication that offers its journalists the opportunity to develop expertise in an area of social and economic importance and to generate sophisticated reports for a highly-informed and appreciative specialist audience.

The title is part of proprietor-owned independent media company Specialist News, which also publishes OHS Alert and environmental management news service Footprint.

Associated companies publish HR Daily, Shortlist, Sponsorship News and Conference Monitor.

To apply, send a covering letter addressing the position requirements, a short resume and two or three examples of your published writing (preferably hard news) to by the close of business on Friday, March 22.

Responses will only be provided to those shortlisted.

For further information, contact Workplace Express editor David Vincent on 02 9267 3800 or