Communications and Public Relations Officer

Communications and Public Relations Officer

Job Title: Communications and Public Relations Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Reference: 2777245
Contact Name: Kat Holeyman
Contact Email: katherine@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: July 20, 2018 17:45

Job Description

Our client, a community focused NFP near Parramatta is looking for a Communications and PR Officer for a 3 - 6 month contract, starting immediately.  This position is responsible for providing professional communications and public relations support to the business by contributing to the development of the social media strategy and proactively develop and maintain relationships with media contacts and key stakeholders.

Duties of successful candidate:
  • Providing high-quality editorial content, proof reading and editing support
  • Updating website content using WordPress.
  • Identifying opportunities for engagement with media and using PR contacts to gain coverage of events and key messages.
  • Develop media releases, case studies, articles, speeches, submissions, presentations, fact sheets and other written and digital resources.
We are looking for:
  • A candidate with creative flair, exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Someone with the ability to articulate information in an engaging and efficient manner across multiple media platforms.
  • A candidate with PR and Communications experience with copywriting and media skills, ideally with exposure to corporate Public Relations
  • A candidate who is highly adaptable and looking for the opportunity to be mentored from a small but effective and innovative team.
  • A person from an NFP, Community or Housing background would be desirable
In return, you will be offered a competitive salary and the opportunity to give back to the community in a supportive and fun team.  If you have a PR and Communications background and are available immediately, please apply right away or call Kat Holeyman on 02 9093 4911 for further information.