Media & Communications Manager

Uptown Communications is a PR and communications agency that specialises in charities, NFPs and corporates with a conscience. Some of our clients include Starlight, Children's Cancer Institute, Canteen (Aus & NZ), Jamie's Ministry of Food, Australian Koala Foundation and Cerebral Palsy Alliance. 

We have one main job - to get our clients in the media. We're talking morning shows, evening news, newspapers, radio and online - the lot! We're looking for a new team member who has a flair for media strategy and pitching. The perfect candidate will be able to find and develop media angles with the right edge to get our clients noticed. This role will also dabble in social media - writing captivating captions and helping to curate engaging content.

Location: Caringbah, Sutherland Shire (travel required for client meetings, media opportunities and events)
Start date: ASAP

The bulk of the work that takes place in our office includes:

  • Developing media angles/communications strategies
  • Pitching to the media
  • Coordinating media opportunities
  • Coordinating events, campaigns and PR activations
  • Copy writing - blogs, articles, website content etc
  • Social media content curation
  • Client liaison and reporting

Applicants must provide at least one example of their writing eg. a pitch, media release, article or blog. If you have anything else to share from your portfolio, we would love to see it!

A stand-out applicant will also have experience in some of the following areas:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (inDesign, Illustrator and/or Photoshop)
  • Mailchimp 
  • Website editing

Salary is negotiable depending on the experience of the applicant.

26/04/2021 $0 Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire 1 Marketing & Communications
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