Regional Content Managing Editor (APAC)

Race Media is seeking a managing editor for sports and racing content  who will be in charge of strategy for Asia and Pacific (APAC) sports and racing content across Race Media’s sites while managing other content managers, editors, and writers.

Race Media is an Australian owned and operated company that are leaders in sports and racing content, and digital marketing in the highly competitive regulated Australian online bookmaking market.


Race Media publishes free to use information, tips, previews, news, comparisons and reviews of regulated Australian online gambling websites.


Race Media is looking for self motivated talented individuals interested in the fast-paced, fast-growth online sports betting and online gambling industry.

Race Media offers a fully remote workplace in Australia with no physical office to report to and the tools you need to do your job provided at your home.


We are an equal opportunity employer who believe in diversity in the workplace.


As the role is 100% remote applicants outside Australia but with intimate knowledge of Australian, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong horse racing, sports and greyhound racing are encouraged to apply.

Your challenges and responsibilities

Develop and execute strategy for regionally relevant sports and racing content consistent with SEO best practices


Coordinate and manage content managers, news editors, journalists and writers to support the companies strategic content, revenue goals and commercial objectives


Develop original and authentic news and evergreen content strategies around major sporting and racing events and keep updated with SEO and digital marketing leads front of mind


Monitor sport, horse racing, greyhound racing, gambling industry, betting brands and law developments to generate story ideas and resources that would be of use to readers interested in sports betting, racing and other forms of gambling


Work with journalists and writers to develop their writing ability, SEO knowledge, digital marketing execution, and improve their understanding of the regional markets and gambling industry while maximising efficiency 


Collaborate with the Race Media C-level team to research, brainstorm, create and execute content, CTA, UI and UX ideation that will increase site traffic, reputation, brand awareness and revenue.


Utilise analytics, research, social media and other data for to understand topics, themes, events, brands, and persons around which to create compelling and engaging content 


Display outstanding news judgment, skilled storytelling ability, expertise in sports, racing and gambling and a strong knowledge of journalistic principals and methods


Assign, edit, and publish new regionally compliant content compatible with site goals ensuring tone of voice and brand standards while demonstrating an intimate knowledge of AP writing style



To do this job you will need

Minimum three years experience writing and editing in a similar role


Familiarity with WordPress, Google Analytics, Search Console


Working understanding of sports, horse racing, online gambling, betting and greyhound racing in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong

Ability to write, edit and publish to deadline and under pressure while maintaining high standards of grammar, attention to detall and ethics

To be available for occasional travel such as attendance at conferences, sport and racing events from time to time to facilitate the role


An understanding that flexibility regarding working hours is required to adequately cover sport, racing and gambling and weekend or after hours work may be required from time to time


Tertiary qualification in journalism or communications is preferable but not essential for the right applicant with a proven track record in digital marketing in sports, racing or gambling

This position is 100% remote. You must be available regular business hours in your evening and/or weekend work on occasion. You must possess a stable, high-speed internet and working mobile telephone. You must be able to routinely perform indoor work with minimum noise levels. You must be highly self motivated and be able to perform job functions independently and work effectively either on own or as part of a team. Must be able to plan and direct the work activities of yourself and others. Must be able to read and carry out various written instructions and follow oral instructions. Must be able to speak clearly and deliver information in a logical and understandable sequence, naturally or electronically. Must be capable of communicating and providing feedback calmly and professionally with numerous different personalities from diverse cultures at various levels within and outside of the organisation and demonstrate highest levels of understanding and discretion when dealing with the public. Must be able to perform responsibilities with composure under the stress of deadlines with requirements for extreme accuracy and quality efficiently. Must be able to effectively handle multiple, simultaneous, and changing priorities. Must be capable of exercising highest level of discretion on both internal and external confidential matters.

The job description doesn’t imply an employment contract, nor is it intended to include every duty, task, or instruction for which the employee is responsible. Other tasks may be assigned, based on business needs and the department supervisor’s request.



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