The Conversation seeks commissioning editor [Australia]

Posted on Aug 7, 2023 in Specialized Topics

Experienced journalists based in Australia can apply for this position in Melbourne.

The Conversation is seeking a commissioning editor for its business and economy team to contribute to its breaking news coverage. The role will focus on articles that cover the nexus between climate change, decarbonization and business.

The commissioning editors are responsible for commissioning, editing and publishing text-based articles that can analyze and explain key events in the news, with a particular focus on business and environment stories.

Interested applicants should have journalism experience, be familiar with the knowledge in current affairs and the development in their fields, and be able to build a strong network of contacts, including academics and researchers.

Apply by Aug. 25.