Media Research Manager

We have an exciting new opportunity available within our Medianet department, a fast-changing and growing division of AAP’s dynamic media organisation. Medianet provides a bespoke Press Release and Database service that allows clients to create and publish high-value news directly to targeted media and industry.

We are looking for a full time Media Research Manager who is passionate about research and the changing media landscape to assist our clients with delivering their press release to a wider audience in the media via our various platforms. This role is integral to our growth and client product offerings.

Based in either Sydney or Melbourne, you will be a research professional self-starter who is responsible for quality assurance, is results-focused and relishes the detail. As the Media Research Manager, your role will involve managing a team of researchers sourcing & entering contact and outlet information, as well as all aspects of our database & content creation to facilitate and deliver a high level of insights and information. Key responsibilities are:

  • Drive strategies & procedures to source new media intelligence including social media
  • Coordinate and manage the researchers workloads to deliver to business goals and KPIs
  • Regularly monitor the media identifying insights, trends, changes with the ability to create relevant content
  • Managing database entries and record compliance to deliver Medianet’s product suite
  • Provide support and responses for  internal and external stakeholders

The successful candidate will have:

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and computer skills
  • A desire to strive to exceed expectations
  • Confidence to manage a performing team
  • Demonstrated decision making skills and the ability to work autonomously

The desired candidate is enthusiastic, sociable, articulate, resilient, and confident. You will be fully trained on our products and services so this is an excellent opportunity for someone with a background and interest in research and the media industry, to make this role their own! Come and join the Medianet team!

If you are interested in this role, please send an email to and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter.

Editorial Administrator

Based in our Rhodes office the role of the Administrator is to provide support and assistance to our Newswire department and local Bureau offices as required.  Reporting into the Editor in Chief, this role is flexible with a full-time or part-time option available.

The role of the Administrator is a busy and varied role and will include duties not limited to:

  • General office duties including but not limited to meeting and greeting visitors, filing, invoicing, handling incoming and outgoing mail, collecting newspapers, monitoring and ordering stationery supplies, maintaining office equipment etc.
  • Processing Editorial timesheets and liaising with Payroll and Human Resources as required.
  • Managing rosters via the attendance system Deputy.
  • Work closely with company EA’s and other administrative staff in the organisation of travel, company functions and training initiatives.
  • Assist with passes and accreditations for journalists in local offices.

To be successful for the role, you will have:

  • Proven ability to work to tight deadlines in a rapidly changing technology and editorial environment.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office or Google Suite
  • Team player
  • Excellent attention to detail with good time management skills
  • Clear understanding of the media industry

If you are interested in this role, please send an email to and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter.

Media Content Executive

We are looking for a motivated person to join our team as Media Content Executive, based within our Medianet division. Medianet provides a unique and specialised Press Release and Database CRM products utilised by organisations requiring customised and filtered news dissemination.

Based in our Rhodes, Sydney or Melbourne office, you will be responsible for maintaining AAP’s media databases by liaising with Media outlets and contacts to ensure their details are up-to-date and recording this information into our databases. You will also be responsible for researching and sourcing additional information to create content relevant to the media industry. If you are passionate about the media industry, then this may be the role for you!

A large part of this role is performed over the phone and email, therefore to secure this role, you will possess:

  • Excellent communication and have an engaging personality with the ability to develop relationships
  • The ability to work fast but also have accurate data entry/keyboarding skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills

This is a great entry level role with opportunity for career growth within the media industry.

Previous experience within the media industry in a data entry or a call-centre environment is an advantage.

If you are interested in this role, please send an email to and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter.

General inquiries

If you would like to inquire about working at AAP, or if you would like to send us your details, please use this form to get in touch.