Manager, Media and Communiations

Not for Profit - Industry Association, Dynamic and fast-paced working environment, Full-time position; Canberra based.

Medicines Australia is a peak body representing a prominent and dynamic industry with a fully engaged membership base. Located in Canberra and actively working with government, industry groups and the broader health industry, Medicines Australia has established an excellent reputation for supporting its members to be innovative in their pursuit for providing better health outcomes for the Australian public.

Reporting to the Head of Stakeholder Communications, you will join the small Communications team to provide high level management and delivery of the full suite of media and communications activities required to build robust stakeholder relationships.

You will be a highly motivated self-starter with advanced interpersonal and high-level communication skills and posses a collaborative and continuous improvement approach to work. Your ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines is crucial. 

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Provide the full suite of media and communication activities
  • Build and maintain productive and effective stakeholder relationships
  • Actively manage all media enquiries, draft press releases and statements
  • Provide high-level support to the CEO and Chair through the provision of appropriate media copy, speechwriting, talking points and briefing papers.

Pre-requisites for the role:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • Experience and understanding of the machinery of government and parliamentary processes.
  • Experience working in a media management environment or equivalent.
  • High-level communications / media skills and experience (3+ years).
  • Advanced verbal, written, interpersonal and negotiation skills. 

Application details:

Applications close cob 20 November 2020.

09/11/2020 $0 ACT 1 Marketing & Communications
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