Senior Features Editor, Homes

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Work type: permanent full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Editorial

Senior Features Editor

Are Media is the home of Australian magazines. Our extensive portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most-loved brands, and boasts magazines, websites, videos, social, review sites, podcasts and experiences. This includes Australian Women’s Weekly, New Idea, Marie Claire, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden, Wheels and many more.

About the role

This is an exciting and varied role, ideal for someone with a passion for home decorating and interior design. Reporting to the Chief Copy Editor, you will be working across our five Homes titles – Australian House & Garden, Home Beautiful, Belle, Inside Out and Real Living – writing features and commissioning external contributors as required, plus fitting and fact-checking copy to a high standard.

We are a passionate team who love what we do. We work hard but we have fun while we do it.


  • Writing a range of content including features on a range of homes-related topics
  • Commissioning and liaising with external contributors to ensure copy adheres to a high standard
  • Contributing news, trends and features ideas
  • Fact-checking, fitting copy to layout and rewriting content to endure it is consistent with the magazine’s brand, tone and style 
  • Representing the magazines at events and product launches, as needed

Skills and experience

  • You will have at least two to three years’ subediting experience at a senior level and be a skilled and creative writer with demonstrated ability
  • A knowledge of and keen interest in the homes arena
  • Confidence working with InDesign, InCopy and other editorial software applications
  • The ability to work fast and to a deadline without compromising the quality of your work
  • Experience in the homes industry and magazine editorial will be viewed favourably, but is not essential

Why Bauer?

Join a values based organisation built on respecting all, inspiring creativity and collaboration with others.

Excellent Employee Benefits Package including; discounted gym & swimming pool rates at Park Street CBD; regular beauty perks; discounts at cafes, restaurants & retail stores; as well as access to Are Media’s Learning & Development Offerings.

Are Media is committed to a diverse, respectful,  collaborative & inclusive workplace. We know & value the success this brings for everyone and we welcome & encourage applications from diverse backgrounds

Please apply now and send your CV via the link.


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