Communications Manager

A role jam-packed role leading a small team, Join a passionate team who communicates to Australian red meat farmers., This role can be based in either North Sydney, Brisbane or Armidale.

Meat & Livestock Australias (MLA) purpose is to foster the long-term prosperity of the Australian red meat and livestock industry. We achieve this by delivering world-class research, development and marketing outcomes that benefit the Australian red meat and livestock industry and in turn, the community. The outcome of what we do, through collaboration with our stakeholders, contributes to producer profitability, sustainability and global competitiveness. 


Job Description 

Were seeking an experienced and talented Communications Manager to join our communications team on a permanent and full time basis. This role can be based in either North Sydney, Brisbane or Armidale

The Communications Manager will manage a small dedicated team in the day-to-day operations to ensure the delivery of MLAs content to the highest standard and to deadline. You will also work collaboratively across all MLA business units to ensure all MLA communications are delivered in a coordinated, consistent and prioritised manner.

Other key accountabilities include: 

  • Drive the implementation of MLAs communications strategy, targeted to meet the needs of MLAs members and stakeholders and the achievement of MLAs mission and priorities.
  • Deliver lasting yet timely impacts in the Australian red meat and livestock industry by developing and implementing end-to-end execution of strategic communication campaigns for major MLA projects, new initiatives and other priority projects.
  • Supporting the Internal Communications Specialist with the development and execution of MLAs Internal Communications and Employee Engagement Strategy, ensuring alignment with the MLA communications strategy.
  • Maintain a close understanding of MLAs members and other stakeholders and assist the development, implementation and use of new communication tools and techniques for delivering relevant information.
  • Provide expert strategic and tactical communications advice within MLA, as required.


Desired Skills and Experience 

To be successful in this role, you will have: 

  • Excellent communication skills, including highly developed writing skills.
  • The ability to identify the issue, the audience and the solution and then develop and execute a winning communication campaign that makes a lasting impact.
  • Excellent project, contractor and campaign management skills to ensure MLA and its stakeholders receive maximum return on investments.
  • An attention to detail and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring and leading a small team.
  • Tertiary qualifications in communications or related discipline.


Why work for MLA 

We aim to provide a modern and flexible work environment for our employees, complimented by benefits that promote overall employee wellbeing, including rebatable salary packaging, wellbeing events, rewards and recognition and a fun culture driven by our social club. 

Applications close: 5 July 2020

Candidate screening and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the advertisement. 


22/06/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Marketing & Communications
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