[ASC-media] Part time Editor position

james.porteous at csiro.au james.porteous at csiro.au
Thu Aug 17 04:51:18 CEST 2006

Please post the following job opening. Many thanks. James.


ECOS Magazine - Towards a sustainable future                         

An experienced, part-time Editor is required to assist the Managing Editor with producing ECOS, Australia's magazine on  sustainability, published by CSIRO Publishing in Melbourne. Initially a 2-day-per-week position, the role would suit someone  requiring a flexible working arrangement.

The successful candidate will be a lively, natural communicator, with least five years' demonstrable writing and editorial  experience, preferably for a magazine. They should also have a keen interest in sustainability issues. Good connections to  industry and business would be desirable.

The role, based in Collingwood, involves assisting with the editorial process as well as working independently at times to  raise the regional profile of the magazine through proactive projects.

The position provides competitive, pro-rata pay (based on experience) and will benefit from the supportive atmosphere of  CSIRO Publishing.
Position Description: 

*	Editing and writing. 
*	Assisting to identify and develop profile raising opportunities for ECOS. 
*	Assisting marketing activities to promote the magazine, including in the media and at conferences and other national events. 
*	Developing a list of relevant organisations and related contacts of importance to ECOS. 
*	Communication with national organisations related to sustainability. 

Selection Criteria: 


Degree qualified, with at least 5 years' demonstrated editorial and writing experience (preferably with science-related  subjects). 
Competent at reasonably high-level communication with professionals from research, industry and government organisations. 
When necessary, a motivated independent worker who shows initiative. 
Preferably has familiarity with the magazine publishing industry. 

CSIRO Job Reference Number: 2006/1042 
Position Title: Editor 
Division: Publishing 
Location: Collingwood, VIC 
Classification: CSOF3 to CSOF4 
Salary Range: $46K - $69K pro rata
Tenure: 1 year 
Applicants: Open to Australian Residents Only 
Applications Close: 31 Aug 2006 

More Information: Visit CSIRO PUBLISHING at www.publish.csiro.au


CSIRO prefers applications to be lodged online via http://recruitment.csiro.au/asp/index.asp.

You are required to include two documents

(1) "A document Addressing the Selection Criteria" and

(2) "Resume or CV" including the names of at least two referees. 

Note:  Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Please ensure that your documents are in Text, MS Word, PDF or other valid format. Ensure that the file is not larger than  1MB if in PDF format, or 2MB for all other formats.Your Documents will be converted into PDF format.

If you experience difficulties applying online call 1300 301 509 and someone will be able to assist you.  Outside business  hours please email: csiro-careers at csiro.au

If you are unable to lodge your application online, please fax your application (quoting reference number) to (612) 6276 6707  or alternatively post to:

CSIRO Careers Online
PO Box  225

For further information on the position please contact Ms Dalene Braddock via email   Dalene.Braddock at csiro.au

Please *do not* email Ms Dalene Braddock your application. Please use the "Apply Now" function via the CSIRO website listed  above.


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