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Fri, 20th September 2019

Exciting opportunity to lead media relations for a global business
Work in a highly intelligent and collaborative team with exposure to C-suite
Not your typical 9-5 job, great opportunity to travel too
We’re looking for an experienced, polished and intelligent candidate to join the Comms team and lead the media relations internally and externally

My client is an internationally recognised business working in a complex and evolving industry.

They’re looking for a highly experienced practitioner to efficiently strategise and implement media relations for the business in the short, mid and long term. The successful candidate will be rewarded with an excellent remuneration package as well as many other in-house benefits.

You’ll be expected to travel internationally and also be able to work closely with c-suite stakeholders, this role is for those ready to take the next step or for someone very proven, polished and ready for a new challenge.


Role responsibilities:

  • High level coordination of communications for the business, mostly internally facing reporting into executives and Head of Communications
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the media landscape within the industry and Australian press, including working knowledge of people from outlets like the Australian and the Financial Review
  • High level event coordination for media events
  • Be across all attendees of media events to brief executives and VP on who is who and where they work and what topics to discuss/negate from
  • Work closely with the external digital design agency to manage collateral and hold a strong relationship with them
  • Work with internal teams on projects
  • Large focus of the role will be to communicate external media messages to internal stakeholders
  • You will work on as the strategic lead and executor of plans as there is no direct reports in the role
  • Be well across all current affairs and mentions of the business
  • Expectation to work internationally with travel to international offices


What we need from you:

  • 7 years + in a communications role within a corporate environment
  • Knowledge of the Australian media world
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • Experience of working with Executive level stakeholders
  • Be autonomous in your approach to work
  • Have a positive attitude and empathetic towards our industry
  • Be flexible, role requires more than just 9-5
If you’re interested in this role, please apply directly.

Due to the anticipated high volume of applicants for the role, I may not be able to reply to everyone

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