Horse Racing Online Content Writer

Position Not Currently Available

Our growing internet advertising business, based in Chermside (Brisbane Northside) requires a content writer to join our young and energetic team.

We own and operate HorseRacing.com.au and we are looking for more writers to join our team and expand our content and race coverage as we quickly approach the Spring Carnival.

We are seeking a responsible, reliable and autonomous employee who has the knowledge required to cover weekly racing events from preview to results. This position would suit a university graduate with a desire to learn more about internet business. You will be responsible for maintaining your own “day to day” workload while meeting daily writing goals.

This role is offered as a full-time Monday to Friday position, however due to the major race days falling on Saturday’s we look favourably on applications that can work 5 day weeks including Saturday (eg. Tue – Sat) during major racing periods. If that appeals to you please let us know when you apply.

This position is office based; we are not looking for freelance writers to work from home. Our office has been newly refurbished and is situated directly across from Westfield Chermside shopping centre.

If this position interests you, please apply including a cover letter together with an up-to-date resume and 3-4 written work examples.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write news coverage of upcoming and past horse racing events.
  • Write about odds, tips and horse form.
  • Create content about horse racing, race tracks, jockeys, trainers, sports and racing.
  • Learn more about sports betting including horse racing, greyhound racing and trots.

Skills Required

  • Strong writing ability
  • Knowledge of horse racing industry and terminology
  • Knowledge of betting types and terminology
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills quickly
  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude

Favourable Skills

  • Knowledge of WordPress
  • Tertiary qualifications

The successful applicant will report to the Development Manager.

Application Questionnaire

1. When are you available to begin employment?

2. What is your highest level of education that you have achieved?

3. Where do you currently live?

4. What is your expected salary in your next position?

5. Rate your skill level with desktop computer applications (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets) e.g. none, beginner, intermediate, advanced

6. Do you enjoy playing or watching sport? If yes, which sports?

7. List 3 of your favorite websites that you like to visit.

8. If possible, provide us with links to any content that you have published online.

9. Do you have access to Foxtel/Sky/TVN at home?

10. How often do you get the chance to go to the races?

11. How often do you bet on horse racing?

Position Not Currently Available

Please answer the questionnaire above and include it with your application to . Only applicants that meet our qualifications will be contacted.