We are looking for a passionate and motivated Writer (Journalist) with producing, writing and editing skills to join our team in New Zealand!

As a Journalist for LADbible New Zealand, you will be producing high-quality and engaging articles – covering breaking news, entertainment, interviews and more – to be posted across LADbible New Zealand's social media platforms and on-site.

You will be part of the Editorial team and will be responsible for taking LADbible New Zealand Editorial to the next level, by enhancing our brand image and maintaining a strong online presence.

What will you be doing? 


  • Producing topical news articles to meet tight deadlines
  • Proactively seeking out breaking news as it happens
  • Sourcing and pitching original ideas and lateral angles for written content
  • Posting to and moderating social platforms when necessary
  • Growing and utilising contacts for news leads and feature content
  • Maintaining impeccable grammar and punctuation skills
  • Building and refining the editorial tone and reputation of LADbible New Zealand
  • Making analytical reports on the content you produce

Who we’re looking for

  • A journalism background with social media experience – preferably working within a similar role within media publishing
  • Understanding of storytelling and what makes an engaging, shareable story
  • You are target driven and understand the necessity for tight turnaround times
  • You have a proven ability to think, imagine and produce new and original ideas
  • You have some experience of SEO and of using website content management systems
  • A range of industry contacts is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of the company's brand and overall style
  • Experience of working on various social channels, and how to optimise for each
  • Experience working to strict deadlines and targets


  • Relevant university degree, equivalent qualification or experience working in journalism and/or social media
  • Media law training is desirable but not essential
  • In-depth understanding of the ever-changing social media industry

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Hybrid remote

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