Vision Christian Radio News Reader and Writer

Vision Christian Media is seeking a talented and gifted journalist to join our ministry news team as News reader/editor. The position is a newly created role dedicated to producing our national Christian worldview news service.

  • Full time position
  • Brisbane location
  • Immediate start
  • Closing of applications at midnight Friday 7e October 2022.

The Opportunity
This is a team member role, working with Australia’s most successful national Christian media ministry. Your mission is to serve collaboratively and be part of a national news team whose primary purpose is to provide Christian worldview news service and content to internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will also emphasize strong biblical teaching and a clear Christian worldview and practice, for integrity and accountability.

It’s more than just a job; it is a ministry opportunity and part of a personal calling and giving in journalism and media information services.

About Vision Christian Media

Vision Christian Media is a not-for-profit ministry organization, dedicated to bringing the Good News of the Gospel through the media in Australia since 1988. While Vision began in community radio and print publications, and will continue to do so , today we have also integrated digital , mobile and video to adapt to the changing needs of the market, to help fulfill our mission as best we can, under the direction of God.

Across Australia and beyond, people are connecting and turning to us for encouragement, uplifting music and uplifting messages through radio, print and digital publications, podcasts, apps and Web sites. We also operate a telephone prayer service and an online store to help people find and turn to God daily. https://vision.org.au/about-us

The role

This person in this role is responsible for the formation and delivery of Vision Christian Media news

Serve in a professional and efficient manner, in accordance with our guidelines, to internal and external stakeholders under the direction of the Editor-in-Chief. First and foremost, this means working closely with members of your press team on a day-to-day basis in the preparation and presentation of news content, articles and website broadcasts, team support, preparation and the presentation of other content and the regular review and supervision to ensure conformity and standardization of services. Free. It also means playing a role in the future development/expansion of information and other services offered to all stakeholders and ensuring interdepartmental communication.

The ideal candidate will have/will be:

  • Degree in journalism or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing and presenting radio news.
  • Strong writing and editing abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated maturity in Christian faith and understanding.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite and NewsBoss.
  • Experience in audio production.
  • On-camera presentation experience.
  • Experience in Christian media or other ministry.
  • Driver’s license and car and be able to move around if necessary.
  • Flexibility to work full-time for a variety of early and late shifts, including weekend work.
  • Willingness to align with our organization’s mission, values ​​and core beliefs.

Core Beliefs

How to register

If this role sounds like you and you would like to join our ministry, please email your CV, cover letter and audio samples of your work by midnight friday 7e October 2022 at [email protected]

Your cover letter should not exceed two pages:

  • Tell us why you are interested in this position
  • Demonstrate that you have the skills, experience and heart to succeed in the role

Please note:

  • Applications without audio will not be considered.
  • Only candidates who have the right and ability to work in Australia can apply.
  • Obtaining a national police check will form part of this employment opportunity and will be obtained prior to any offer of employment.
  • The position will be filled once the right candidate has been identified; early applications are encouraged.

Apply here