Media and Public Relations Specialist

Job Title: Media and Public Relations Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane
Reference: 1075620
Job Published: February 23, 2021 16:15

Job Description

About our client:
Out client is an employer of choice with a proud and loyal workforce, exceptional culture, and a formidable reputation in the Queensland community. This iconic Not-for-profit are rich in history and provide a variety of services throughout Queensland improving people’s lives daily.
About the role:
An exceptional opportunity is now available for an experienced Media and Public Relations Specialist to join the corporate affairs team on a permanent basis. In this highly integral role, you will support the organisation in developing and delivering proactive media and communications, with a focus on identifying the 'good news' stories on behalf of the organisation. To be successful as the Media and Public Relations Specialist, you will have demonstrated experience working in a similar role, ideally exposure to the health sector or large complex organisation.  
Other duties include:   
  • Support the organisation through the implementation of integrated strategic marketing communication and public relations initiatives.
  • Develop and implement an annual calendar of strategically-aligned marketing communications, public relations campaigns and events.
  • Identify, produce and pitch strategically-aligned stories to local, regional and national print, TV, radio and online media outlets.  
  • Strategically plan, manage, moderate, and grow the organisations social media presence and follower engagement across a variety of social media platforms.
  • Develop strategically aligned engaging content for external and internal organisational use, including but not limited to promotional printed materials, video footage, photography and audio assets.
  • Work with wider corporate affairs function to develop public relations and communications campaigns.
  • Measure and produce reports on the reach and effectiveness of all strategic marketing and public relations initiatives and activities.
About you:
  • Degree qualified in journalism, marketing, public relations or relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 8 years experience in a similar role. 
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills.
  • Strong understanding of journalism and the 24hr news cycle.
  • Demonstrated writing and editing experience for traditional and online communication channels with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Results oriented and able to work independently to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Ability to build and sustain positive working relationships, working collaboratively and negotiating with a range of stakeholders, while remaining responsive to change in stakeholder needs.
For further information about this exceptional opportunity, please call Oliver Molinari at Troocoo on 3054 1149

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