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Australian Army searches for PR officer

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

The Australian Defence Force is in need of a PR professional to work with the Australian Army.

The PR officer will be assigned to run communications campaigns to bolster positive public perception of the Army as an essential part of the nation’s armed forces. The work will include drafting press releases for media distribution, developing relationships with media personnel (especially those on the defence beat), assembling video and images of Army personnel/activities for promotional materials, organising media awareness training for servicepeople, and to advise Army command staff on sensitive matters involving uniformed personnel.

The position is only open to Australian citizens between 17 and 56 years old, who must have a proven body of work in PR, journalism, marketing, and corporate communications. They should also be mentally and physically fit for basic military training and are willing to be stationed at ADF bases in Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Sydney, or Townsville.

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HR Daily seeking journalist

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Industry news site HR Daily is in need for a journalist on the team. The post is a parental-leave cover post but can be expanded to a permanent status.

The person will be tasked to produce hard news material in the HR/workplace circuit, plus case studies and special articles. They may be assigned to host webinars and podcasts for HR Daily’s premium section.

Applicants must be journalists with sufficient experience in B2B reporting. They should be capable of submitting quality copy within deadlines and conducting deep interviews. Candidates with skills in video production/editing and reporting in the business and legal sectors may be considered. Applications should include a CV, cover letter, and two samples of previously-published hard news stories.

Sutherland Shire Council searching for media/PRO

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Applications close: 06/09/2020 01:06 AM

The Sutherland Shire Council in NSW is in need of a new media and public relations officer.

The official will team with the Council’s Executive PR and Media Specialist for nurturing and protecting the Council’s reputation, and inform the public of further Council announcements and activities. They will also build relations with various resource specialists for creating editorial content about the Council and process media requests.

The ideal candidate will be open to seasoned media/PR practitioners with a deep interest in government service and can work flexible hours. The person should demonstrate creative thinking, rapid initiative, and work within deadlines.

2TM/92.9FM to hire news journo

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Tamworth radio stations 2TM and 92.9FM have opened a slot for a news journalist.

The person will be in charge of producing and presenting news bulletins on-air, plus publishing articles over digital channels and running a weekly news podcast.

The position is open to seasoned journalists with a detailed performance record, especially in community news reporting, and can work with minimal supervision. A valid drivers licence is also needed.

Ovato hiring for senior account exec

Senior Account Manager at MediaConnect Australia

Sydney integrated agency Ovato Communications is in need of a new senior account executive.

The senior account executive will be the point of contact for client and will aid the leadership with business growth. They will also handle the mentoring of junior staff.

Applicants must be graduates of any course and have had at least two years’ agency experience handling IT or gaming industry-based accounts. They should be innately focused on attention to detail and finishing ahead of deadlines.

Espresso looking for account manager

Administration at MediaConnect Australia

Sydney integrated agency Espresso Communications is opening a slot for an account manager, to be based in Sydney.

The account manager will be assigned to B2B tech clients, guiding them on their campaigns and strategic growth.

Applicants must have served in the PR or journalism industries for at least three years, with a sound record of client management. Experience in a tech-based B2B corporate communications environment is an advantage.