communications officer in casula

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job type
permanent
salary
AU$ 85,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
casula, new south wales
job category
marketing & communications
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
AU$ 85,000 per year
experience
5 years
reference number
90M0365937_1541394633
phone
00 00
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job description

Our client is seeking a skilled Communications Professional to join their team on a permanent basis. Situated within a 5 minute walk to the train station, this role provides end-to-end communications support to promote and maximise positive exposure and programs for the organisation.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and implement high-quality communications plans and strategies to promote programs and initiatives including the production of a weekly newspaper
  • Prepare internal and external communications materials including media releases, speeches and social media
  • Liaise with media and make recommendations with regards to complex media issues management as and when required, developing and executing responses in conjunction with the Communications Manager and/or Coordinator;
  • Establishing and maintaining productive relationships with journalists and other appropriate persons and identifying and pitching stories to metropolitan and national media
  • Liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders including staff, businesses, community groups, State and Federal Government agencies and ministerial offices on a range of media activities including the generation and management of media opportunities and stories;
  • Update, manage and monitor content on digital channels

Key Requirements:

  • Demonstrated high-level verbal and written communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated experience in ‘end to end’ media and/or marketing campaign management to a high standard, balancing competing priorities under strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience as the ‘first port of call’ for media inquiries, preparing media responses and in preparing and pitching media releases or relevant media experience
  • Proven experience in managing social media and digital campaigns
  • Demonstrated experience developing and managing successful networks with key media personnel and in generating proactive media opportunities

If this role sounds like you, apply now for immediate consideration or call Sarah Robinson on 8298 3827.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

Develop and implement high-quality communications plans and strategies

qualification

Tertiary qualifications in Communications or Journalism or relevant experience.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree