Are you seeking a new challenge in your Editorial career? If so, we've got just the job for you! NZME Bay of Plenty is seeking a top notch sole-charge journalist to lead its weekly Te Puke Times newspaper.

The successful applicant will have a recognised journalism qualification, be able to generate and write screeds of interesting stories and photos and turn these into a must-read, lively newspaper.

Strong news judgment is essential, as are great writing skills and ability to take video. We're looking for a people person with a positive attitude and a natural ability to forge strong relationships within the Te Puke community. The know how to take the paper's digital platforms to the next level will also be vital. In a nutshell we’re after a news junkie, who can sniff out the stories and turn them into super engaging content for our audiences!

In return, we offer a job in a terrific lifestyle location, close to beaches, and plenty of outdoor activities, in an organisation who value growth and progression in all staff. Where we’re comfortable bringing our whole selves to work, thrive on innovation, get a kick out of all media and we love a sense of humour!

Sound like you? Send your CV and cover letter to: vacancies@bayofplentytimes.co.nz Attention: Scott Inglis, Regional Editor. Applications close September 23 at 5pm.


Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit