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Head of Content

Job No: 114802
Location: North Sydney

  • Are you an experienced content professional looking to take on a new challenge?
  • Join this thriving, innovative integrated media brand & make an impact through your work!
  • Enjoy a competitive base salary + super & range of benefits!

About Momentum Media

Be better informed. This is what drives Momentum Media as a business - educating and inspiring their audiences to do better work in their respective fields.

Momentum Media is an integrated media brand which helps to shape the direction of corporate Australia through delivering market intelligence, news, insights, leadership and knowledge across key market segments – ensuring organisations and individuals are better informed.

Whether it’s defence, national security and space through to mortgages, financial advice, legal or accounting, the organisation is passionate about delivering market intelligence to their audiences through print, digital, broadcast, research, events and social.

With a focus on strategic and sustained growth, there couldn't be a better time to join Australia's most influential media and business development business within the corporate space.

About the Opportunity

Momentum Media now has an opportunity for a full-time Head of Content to join their team in North Sydney, NSW.

Reporting to the company Director, this senior leadership position is responsible for ensuring effective systems, processes, tools, resources and capabilities exist to deliver quality content, information and insights to multiple, distinct professional audiences through media platforms and events. Your focus will be on effective management of both people and process.

The ultimate aim is to build a strong connection with Momentum Media audiences in order to create marketing opportunities for clients, while empowering the right people in the business to make decisions, operate efficiently, and keep innovation thriving.

More specifically, some of your key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Developing and executing audience growth and retention strategies for each media brand;
  • Leading a continued transition from traditional news reporting toward production of integrated content that best meets evolving audience appetite;
  • Ensuring consistency of editorial content with brand personas/identities and guidelines;
  • Aligning editorial operations, goals and objectives with commercial needs of the business;
  • Establishing, tracking and managing performance against editorial content production KPIs (quantity, quality and deadlines);
  • Working collaboratively with department heads to maintain and improve delivery of cross-functional business processes
  • Preparing and managing annual budgets for the department;
  • Evaluating departmental performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics; and
  • Leading a team of direct and indirect reports to effectively manage their workload, deliverables and performance.

About You

Momentum Media is seeking an ambitious and driven media professional with a strong understanding of the purpose, utility, origination and distribution of compelling content within a commercial setting. As the organisation delivers integrated media, it is critical you possess a holistic view of content mediums beyond written publication. 

Due to the fast-paced and varied nature of the business and this position in particular, it is essential you demonstrate excellent project management skills and have the ability to juggle competing priorities simultaneously. You'll thrive in a busy environment, being the type of person who works with speed and tenacity without compromising on quality and attention to detail.

As this is a senior management position, you must be skilled in people management, have a high EQ, and able to work collaboratively with other senior leaders. You'll have experience working toward a common goal with strong outcomes while keeping conscious of conflicting opinions or priorities from other stakeholders. Momentum Media is looking for a confident individual who is passionate about learning, sharing ideas, challenging others and being challenged, with the wider goal of growing professionally and moving the business forward.

The successful candidate will have a curious mind, an eye for identifying and implementing operational improvements, and the ability to deliver upon a plan. You'll be a flexible person not phased by change, with a focus on innovation and a strong vision.

Most importantly, Momentum Media is after a well-spoken and professionally presented leader who will demonstrate what it means to be a Brand Ambassador, acting as a champion of the business both internally and externally.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a rewarding management position within an fast-paced and growing media organisation. Known for being innovative and adaptable, Momentum Media will encourage you to contribute and implement new ideas that will drive the business forward. There is ample opportunity to make a real impact through this role.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package! In addition, you will enjoy a range of benefits including subsidised gym membership, free fruit and access to exclusive events.

Not to mention, upon joining Momentum Media you'll be welcomed into a vibrant culture made up of hard working and skilled team members who are committed to creating high quality, well informed media that makes a difference to the lives and careers of clients and audiences.

If you're ready to sink your teeth into an exciting new role with this established and reputable organisation - Apply Now!

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