Digital Content Creator - Newstalk

Date:  10-Mar-2023

Dublin 2, IE

Req ID:  638

About Us  


Bauer Media Audio Ireland is Ireland’s premier media company and the home of some of Europe’s leading commercial media brands. Bauer Media Audio Ireland owns and operates a portfolio of media channels with a strong focus on commercial radio and emerging digital media.  


The company maintains some of the largest independent radio networks in Ireland and it continues to be one of the fastest growing radio networks in the world.  

Our brands include Newstalk, Today FM, 98FM, Spin, Spin South West, Off The Ball, along with Ireland’s largest digital audio platform, audioXi.  


Newstalk is Ireland’s fastest growing independent talk radio station in Ireland, with a weekly reach of 784,000 across 26 counties. Newstalk continues to grow its audience each year and is known across the nation as the independent voice of Ireland, boasting a strong line-up of Ireland’s leading broadcasters.  


Newstalk is also one of the most respected media brands in the country, having a track record for engaging content and campaigns that have helped to grow our reputation and our listenership.  

About the Role


Newstalk is looking to recruit a Digital Content Creator who is passionate about social media, current affairs, and audio to join the Newstalk Digital team.  


This is an exciting role for someone who thrives in a fast-paced content creation environment. The Digital Content Creator will produce video content, graphics and other digital content for platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok, as well as Newstalk’s own website and app.  


We are looking for someone with a great eye for a story, who will create and publish engaging, quick-turnaround content daily.  


This role will include spotting and editing video opportunities from our studio footage and pitching and producing highly engaging original content ideas related to Newstalk’s top stories of the day, breaking news and other strategic content, with a view to increasing listenership, brand awareness and showcasing our presenters’ and brand’s personalities. 


What you’ll do: 


  • Reporting to the Digital Editor, you will create highly engaging content for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and more, daily, including video, graphics, live-streaming and photos using mobile video production techniques. Experience using video cameras is a plus.  

  • Post to social media and keep up to date with all social media and digital best practice, including algorithm changes, content optimisation and social media advertising 

  • Filming on-location, as well as assisting on shoots, as required 

  • Social media monitoring  

  • Work as part of the Newstalk Digital team to meet digital KPIS 

  • You will work on both short and long-term projects, as well as station-wide content initiatives 

  • Attending digital editorials and working closely with show teams and journalists to produce content that is both editorially sound and representative of Newstalk’s wider editorial output 

  • Work with the Newstalk Commercial Programming team to produce content for clients 

  • Work with Newstalk’s Marketing team to ensure all content is representative of the Newstalk brand 


If the following traits sound like you, you might be the right person for the job: 


  • You have a strong understanding of the social media and digital landscape  

  • You are passionate about social media platforms and what they can deliver 

  • You have working experience with the Adobe Creative Suite (Premier Pro, Photoshop etc.) 

  • You have a big interest in news and current affairs and a strong understanding of the Newstalk brand and personality 

  • You are a relationship builder with excellent people skills and a positive and ‘can-do’ attitude 

  • You have excellent communication skills – both written and verbally 

  • You have exceptional planning and organising skills 


Before applying, make sure you tick the following boxes: 


  • The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience in a similar role 

  • Experience in a broadcaster or publisher is preferable 

  • Proficiency and experience in using social media scheduling and multi-media production software is a requirement 


Our Culture & Rewards


At Bauer Media Audio Ireland we strive to be the most innovative, dynamic, and best-in-class media outlet in Ireland. We want more people to spend more time with us. We want to talk to every person in Ireland, every single week, through one of our channels. To make this happen, our team is made up of some of the most passionate and creative people you’ll find. Working here means no two days are the same. The work by its nature is fast-paced, and it can be intense - we work really hard – but we are all here because we truly love what we do.

We are committed to promoting, developing and facilitating a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace culture, and to encouraging and supporting the creation and distribution of content that reflects the diverse audience in Ireland.


Bauer Media Audio Ireland employees believe that the most important thing in creating a happy, respectful workplace culture is to simply act like the kind of person you would like to work with. Our employees believe in a guide to work by ‘Be Sound, Be Fearless, Be United and Be Accountable’. We live by these values every day.