We’re Hiring! Come Work With Us As Our New Staff Writer

Junkee Media, Australia’s leading youth publisher, is on the hunt for a full-time staff writer for its custom titles AWOL and The Cusp.

AWOL is produced in partnership with Qantas and covers the latest in travel, while The Cusp is produced in partnership with Westpac and focuses on money, career and wellbeing.

The staff writer is responsible for writing daily features and proactively pitching content ideas to the site editors.

The ideal candidate will be a fast and confident writer with fresh ideas in keeping with each site’s tone of voice and brand objectives. You’ll be social media savvy and know how to get your content seen as widely as possible.

Above all, you’ll write original content that stands out from the crowd and have a real passion for engaging and award-winning storytelling.


Pitch and write content that is on-brand across both titles

Sub-edit copy

Optimise and amplify content across social media channels

Implement best practices in grammar, messaging, writing, and style

Produce branded content as required.

Work with Editors to develop, revise and measure content goals

Monitor and increase traffic


A Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication, Arts or English

Portfolio of published work with demonstrated ability to amplify content across social media

Computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Mac operation

Passion for and interest in local and international travel and lifestyle trends

An understanding of, and alignment with, Junkee Media’s Vision, Purpose and Core Values

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be our Staff Writer, apply HERE.

Due to the high volume of interest only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.