Jobs

Location
Sydney
Salary
$80-$100k
Closes
31 July, 2022

EOI: PR specialists + communications professionals

Fifty Acres is an award-winning virtual communications and engagement agency that works with organisations and brands committed to making a positive impact. We’re looking for experienced and driven PR specialists (at all levels), who can hit the ground running and drive our clients’ communications and engagement strategies forward.

If you’re a communications and engagement professional all-rounder, have a strong understanding of government and strategic media relations and have a passion for social causes, then this is the role for you. Fifty Acres is an award-winning virtual communications and engagement agency that works with organisations and brands committed to making a positive impact. We’re looking for experienced and driven PR specialists (at all levels), who can hit the ground running and drive our clients’ communications and engagement strategies forward. Fifty Acres isn’t a traditional agency – we’re flexible, so you can work either at a coworking space or from your home. We take pride in working on projects that we care passionately about. You’ll get opportunities to work on everything – the sky’s the limit. Seniors can lead projects and teams, while juniors will be exposed to invaluable learning opportunities. 

Qualifications and experience – to be successful in this role you should have:

  • Agency experience working in media, communications, government or stakeholder engagement is a must
  • Qualifications in public policy, media and communications, journalism, marketing, or PR
  • Experience in public policy, policy writing, and campaigns or a very strong understanding of politics and current affairs
  • Confidence in managing client relationships and leading account teams
  • A strategic mindset with the ability to deliver quality engagement and communications strategies
  • Excellent writing and content development skills for a range of channels including digital and traditional media, social media and web
  • A strong network of media contacts
  • A willingness to travel interstate when required and to work outside of standard hours

Desirable but not essential:

  • Experience in managing social media accounts
  • Sound knowledge of InDesign and Meltwater

The role will involve:

  • Managing small and large accounts and project teams to ensure projects are delivered according to deadlines and budgets
  • Developing comprehensive engagement and communications strategies
  • Building strong relationships and liaising with clients, media and stakeholders
  • Managing PR campaigns including high-level media pitching
  • Liaising with Ministerial offices and political influencers
  • Developing a wide range of communications collateral, including media releases, invitations, social eKits, blogs, key messages, fact sheets and policy submissions
  • Keeping abreast of communications trends, political and current affairs and the daily news cycle to help identify opportunities for effective PR, engagement strategies and tactics
  • Assisting to drive new business opportunities, including the development of proposals and pitching to potential clients

We are looking for a number of new staff to join our team on a permanent contract. Salary commensurate with experience.

 

Employment conditions

Job Type
Full-time
Salary
$80-$100k

For further information

Contact
Jo Scard
Phone
0457 725 953