Role: Editor
Brand: Surfline
Location: Australia
Summary: As the Editorial and Programming Manager in Australia, you are responsible for all content on Surfline, making sure that everything published on the brand’s channels is in line with the brand voice. Every email, social post and article will be seen and edited by you, to ensure all language speaks to the audience in an authentic way. 


  • Ensure there is a fresh lead story – which reflects the brand promise – top-of-site five times per week (sponsored content takes precedence when applicable.)
  • Communicate closely with the forecast team to determine where to focus the editorial lens regarding oncoming swells.
  • Oversee daily social media management of editorial promotion.
  • Follow the overall high-level editorial strategy for Surfline  – always aligning with company KPIs.
  • Effectively communicate the regional editorial policy and strategy to various departments within the company.
  • Oversee and sign off on all Australian content published to Surfline platforms, under the supervision of your manager.
  • Edit all copy that comes in through partners, contributors, other Wavetrak sites and so on, to publishable standards.
  • Ideate all content in accordance with the Surfline brand promise and discuss with global editorial peers on a weekly basis.
  • Set out weekly content calendar using company planning and management processes (including social, email, features, videos etc).
  • Execute all sponsored content, liasing with various departments to deliver and promote.