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Jobs at Time Out Melbourne

Food and Drink Writer

Are you a gun food writer adept at reviewing restaurants, cafés and bars? Do you have your finger on the pulse of Melbourne’s dynamic food and drink scene? Are you an experienced journalist who can deliver clean, accurate copy every time?

Then you might be the food and drink contributor that Time Out Melbourne is looking for.

You’ve ideally been exploring Melbourne’s best restaurants, cafés and bars for a few years – from cheap eats to fine diners. Perhaps you have a background in hospitality, or simply a passion for cooking. Crucially, you understand what you’re eating and can describe it accurately and vividly, painting a picture for Time Out’s readers online and in print.

You’re adept at analysing – not just describing – dishes, wine lists and cocktails. You don’t need to be told what the hot new bar is; you’re in the know, and you'll tell Time Out readers about it before word gets out to anyone else.

Over the last three years Time Out has carved out its place as Melbourne’s most popular and trusted source for independent food and drink reviews. Our reviewers visit restaurants in secret and Time Out pays for their meals. We never accept freebies.

The successful candidate/s will be paid on a per-contribution basis.

Please forward your CV and two relevant examples of your work to rose.johnstone@au.timeout.com. By relevant examples, we mean your restaurant, café, bar or pub reviews. Is reviewing bars your area of expertise? No worries – we’re looking for experts in all fields of the food and drink scene.

Please get in touch ASAP. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Sub Editor

Time Out Australia (Sydney office)

Are you a gun sub fascinated by entertainment and food topics?

Do you know your Marina Abramovic from your moules marinière? Your IPA from your MCA? Chicken teriyaki from Lyndon Terracini?

Then we want you to join our talented team working Australia’s best resource for information on entertainment, culture and dining out.

This is an opportunity to progress your career with an expanding cross-media brand. In 89 cities around the world, Time Out is providing readers with what they need to know to make the most of the place they live.

The successful candidate will work across all Time Out Australia cities and be charged with checking, rewriting, updating and improving Time Out content both digitally (utilising custom CMS software) and in print (utilising Adobe InDesign).

A flair for entertainment journalism is a must for this position, as the successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate knowledge and writing ability in this field.

This is a job for an experienced journalist who can multi-task and work quickly to constant deadlines. An absolute command of written English and a proven ability to generate readable, error-free copy are musts for this position.

Please send your CV, cover letter, site links and/or three samples of published writing to subeditor@au.timeout.com.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship or permanent residency to be considered for this role. As we receive a high volume of applications for all job postings, please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.

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