Surry Hills
27 March, 2018

Head of Commercial Content

Guardian Australia are seeking a Head of Commercial Content to deliver innovative, commercially successful branded content solutions across all digital platforms

Guardian News & Media (GNM), one of the largest English language newspaper websites in the world (

We are seeking for a Head of Commercial Content to join Guardian Australia’s Sydney commercial team.

The Head of Commercial Content will deliver innovative, commercially successful branded content solutions for Guardian Australia across all digital platforms through managing copy flow, editing and promoting content via SEO, merchandising and social media strategies. Additionally they will be responsible for the quality and success of commercial content, ensuring campaign KPIs are met for both the Sydney and Melbourne offices and translating the Guardian values into a commercial proposition to ensure the product is premium and unique in market.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in digital journalism, commissioning freelance writers, promoting content via SEO and other social media channels, digital production, and building relationships with senior editorial staff. They will have expertise in writing editorial proposals and commercial strategy, a proven track record of revenue growth in the branded content environment, a strong network of freelance contents and a solid understanding of emerging digital technology. This position would suit a resilient, innovative, delivery focussed and commercial driven team player with strong stakeholder management, problem solving and negotiation skills, a diplomatic approach and a real passion for excellence in content and partnership work. Demonstrated people management experience is highly desirable.

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This role is being offered on a full-time, permanent basis.

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You will be required to upload your résumé (maximum three pages) plus covering letter as one document.

Closing date for applications: 27 March 2018

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Applicants should be legally eligible to work in Australia. Guardian Australia is unable to sponsor prospective employees’ visa applications.

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Emily Dale