Main activities • Working with line management groups to build and implement Corporate Affairs solutions in line with business needs. • Providing complete public relations and editorial support on a day-to-day basis. • Interfacing with the press, consultants, business analysts, customers and other groups influencing public opinion in order to convey the organisation's message. • Acting as the organisation's spokesperson where necessary. • Establishing and maintaining relationships with media, answering media inquiries and conducting proactive media outreach. • Managing the editorial calendar to maximise media coverage and develop proactive ideas for media outreach. • Writing, distributing and pitching press releases.
Key skills • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. • Excellent presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively.
Internal contacts Marketing and Sales departments of the organisation.
External contacts Advertising agencies, the media, Public relations Consultants, conference organisers, customers and the general public.
Typical experience 5+ years experience in Corporate Affairs/Public Relations, coupled with relevant tertiary qualifications.
Our Not-for-Profit Organisation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic). Preference may be given during selection to suitably qualified applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander