Public Relations / Marketing Specialist

Part time role 8 to 12 hrs per week, Goodwood location and onsite parking, Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate.


The Australian Dental Association is the peak national body for dentists, it has three main objectives:

  • To support members by enhancing their ability to provide safe, high quality professional oral health care
  • To encourage the improvement of the oral and general health of the public
  • Promotion of the ethics, art and science of dentistry

Our advocacy for members ensures we stay united as a profession, securing the profile, funding, support and recognition to allow us to continue advancing dentistry. As a not-for-profit organisation our remit is to deliver value to members and we do this in six key ways:

The strongest professions are those that are well represented

Continuing Professional Development
Providing comprehensive and respected CPD

Networking and Connections
Mentorship, events, local divisions and study groups

Professional and Peer Advice
On dento-legal matters, compliance, practice management, HR, IR, pharma

News and Filtering
We deliver what dentists need to know, when they need to know it

Lifestyle and Benefits
It's not all business. We incorporate social events and lifestyle benefits  

About the Role
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced public relations/marketing professional to join ADASA. The ADASA's advocacy is evolving and growing and this role will play a critical part in supporting this change. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a key role for one of the state's most highly regarded associations.

Reporting to the CEO, this role will build the profile of the Australian Dental Association South Australia and educate the public about oral health issues as well as establish, help build, implement and monitor brand standards. The key responsibilities of this role will include media relations, content creation, digital PR, as well as contributing to content strategy, brand development and digital marketing development, Other responsibilities include:

Developing ADASA's public relations strategy to advance advocacy goals and public awareness benefitting ADASA's members and SA oral health with key stakeholders

  • Developing ADASAs brand plan ensuring consistent branding and imagery across the association with key stakeholders
  • Support the design, planning and implementation of high impact public advocacy campaigns
  • Work collaboratively within ADASA and key stakeholders to identify strategic opportunities to further ADASA's advocacy and public awareness work
  • Create content for multiple channels

What You Need
The successful candidate will be a proven self-starter with exceptional stakeholder and people management skills, and a flexible/innovative approach. This is a unique opportunity to put your stamp on a rare and exciting role for one of SA's most successful and well-respected associations. You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • An Adelaide network in corporate communications or news media
  • Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills that can persuade and inspire action
  • An understanding of brand marketing
  • Analytical ability to strategically and tactically plan as well as generate and present reports to measure results
  • A natural collaborator and networker with a deep understanding of how government works
  • An understanding of topical and emerging public affairs/relations issues and the capacity to sensitively manage issues with diplomacy and political awareness
  • The ability to work autonomously and innovatively in a small yet complex business environment
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications essential (e.g. marketing, journalism, public affairs, management, communications etc).

Applications close at

5pm on Monday, 9 December 2019


We would love to hear from you!


12/11/2019 $0 Adelaide 1 Marketing & Communications
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