Communications Executive

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: JO-1809-163711
Salary: $32 - $35 per hour
This national provider of education and training within the creative arts space are seeking a Communications Executive to assist in designing their communications strategy, writing content and providing guidance to the organisation on all media opportunities and PR activity.
Reporting to the Head of Marketing and Communications, your key accountabilities will be to:
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with key members of the media to facilitate appropriate editorial coverage
  • Draft and distribute media materials, coordinate press events and providing a high level of service to members of the media
  • Develop an ongoing calendar of content for the website and blog
  • Assist the marketing team in the development of social media content and monitoring social media conversations
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with staff to ensure media and public relations opportunities are recognised and coverage is maximised
The successful candidate will have:
  • A proven track record in public relations and copywriting
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing multiple media relations programs
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Tertiary communications studies or significant experience in public relations
  • PR agency experience, but not essential