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Social and Digital Editor


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


At Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’.


Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with your confidence.  


Please know that we list items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you can develop the required capabilities for this role is why we would really like to hear from you. 


However you identify and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day!

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).

We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  

As the Social and Digital Editor - 10 News First, you will lead the social media strategy for 10’s news content and also help drive the brand’s overall social media strategy. Effectively distributing journalists and contributors’ content across social channels for maximum audience engagement. Developing new audience channels via social platforms and continually building the social footprint for our news and related properties. 


Functions/responsibilities will also include (but not limited to):  


•    Leading 10 News First’s editorial social and video teams (twelve direct reports) 
•    Managing 10 News First’s news presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube etc. 
•    Developing innovative ways to reach audiences via emerging channels 
•    Utilising social platforms to break, schedule, distribute and maximise content 
•    Overseeing and executing content for social distribution 
•    Providing social coverage during live events or breaking news 
What are we looking for in a Social and Digital Editor? What’s important? 
•    5+ years in a social media and/or digital role within a media organisation 
•    Prior and proven leadership capabilities/experience 
•    A natural storyteller who can push the boundaries via social media 
•    Experience with real-time analytics, social management and share tools 
•    Track record of developing/executing successful media campaigns 
•    Understanding of news cycles and reporting

Why Paramount?

I suppose we could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of everyday? Yes, of course we could! However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:

•    92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)
•    We hold a 3.9 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)

Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.

We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.

We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.