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Blog-Post CEO Tim O’Brien has appointed a Director of Business Partnerships and Customer Relations.

David Smeeth has 17 years of experience in Information Technology industry with a large amount of this time working in Business Development and Relationship Management on the Newcastle and the Central Coast.

His role will cover both the Hunter Region and the Central Coast. prides itself on serving the local jobs market and I have had a career-long commitment to serving local business,” Mr Smeeth said.

“There are challenging times predicted for this region and for employment, so the website and the service it offers both jobseekers and local business will become even more vitally important.”

CEO Tim O’Brien says Mr Smeeth’s appointment comes shortly after the merger of and the website, which makes the premier jobs website for local recruitment.

There are consistently 370 or more jobs listed on the website with an average of 80 new jobs listed each week.

Mr Smeeth joins Mal Kearney, who has been working for six months on building the website’s recognition through media and public relations.

As Director of Partnerships and Customer Relations, Mr Smeeth says his responsibilities include managing existing relationships to ensure business partners get the best return on investment through their association with

He will also look to establish new long-term partnerships with local business.

Mr Smeeth has lived on the Central Coast for 25 years, is married and has a daughter.


Looking for jobs in the hunter region? Go to CEO Tim O’Brien has announced the merger of the two websites Jobs In the Hunter ( and Newcastle & Hunter Jobs (

All jobs will now be displayed at, where it is free to list positions vacant for up to 42 days.  Featured Job listings are also available at the modest price of $127.00, providing greater exposure and promotion to social media including Facebook and Twitter.

“This merger reinforces our commitment to promoting and securing local employment in the Hunter Region,” Mr O’Brien said.

“The site will continue its simplicity and excellent value through free job ad placements, especially for small to medium businesses who find recruiting new and replacement staff both arduous and expensive,” he said.  The site’s advertising services are available for use by all local businesses and ads from recruitment agencies regarding local job positions are also very welcome.

The Jobs In The Hunter website has shown remarkable growth since it quietly opened on the internet in August 2012 and has risen to having average of more than 350 local jobs listed at any time, with 323 new positions vacant published last month (June 2013).

“The consolidation of these two sites will undoubtedly lead to the platform being more popular with those recruiting personnel and with those looking for work or advancement,” Mr O’Brien said. is able to provide free job listings due to financial partnerships with businesses committed to the growth of local employment, including major partners Job Centre Australia and Inspire Success HR Consultants.  Jobs In The Hunter is also very grateful for logistical help and support which has been shown by other organisations including NSW Trade & Investment.

“ is currently seeking expressions of interest from local businesses who would like to partner with Jobs In The Hunter and be seen by our audience as local specialists, particularly in the following sectors – Training/Education, Recruitment Agencies, Local Banking, Commercial Law and Real Estate.”

For more details contact Tim O’Brien via email to or call 02 4910 4024.