14 May, 2021

PR Manager (fixed term)

One of the world’s best known attraction brands, Merlin Entertainments, is currently offering an unique opportunity to join our in-house PR team for a 12 month maternity leave contract as a Public Relations Manager. This exciting, fast paced role will be responsible for delivering public relations strategies across a number of attractions, based out of our offices at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium. Opportunities to join this team are rare so if you are a PR guru who is passionate about delivering exceptional results within a fun environment, we would love to hear from you.

About the Role

We currently have a unique opportunity to join our team as a Public Relations Manager for our Victorian attractions here at Merlin Entertainments. Based at SEALIFE Melbourne, you will be responsible for delivering public relations across a range of our attractions including but not limited to SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Melbourne.

Reporting to the Head of PR ANZ (who is based in Sydney), you will work closely with the marketing teams across Victoria and the central PR and marketing teams in Sydney to deliver integrated cut through on campaign launches. You will be responsible for delivering public relations strategies that assist in delivering budgeted online and walk-up visitation targets and growing brand awareness across all the attractions under your remit.

About You

You will have a tertiary qualification in marketing, communications or a related field with at least five years PR experience in a similar industry. You will have experience in writing and delivering public relations strategies and press materials and experience in working with a broad range of media including travel media is desirable.

In addition, you will have experience in budget management, as well as a strong creative ability and excellent copywriting skills. As this role is based away from the core PR team, willingness and having the ability to work independently and concurrently on various projects simultaneously is essential.

You are a strong communicator, who is confident yet approachable, and are able to build rapport across the business. You will use your knowledge and expertise to ensure that our attractions are promoted to the widest and most appropriate target markets. Your ability to multi-task and have a flexible and adaptable approach along with the ability to meet deadlines and have demonstrated planning, organisational and time management skills are desired.

About the Benefits

The salary is competitive and other perks include:

– Corporate benefits including free access to all our attractions worldwide
– Birthday leave and 3 volunteer days to give back to a social cause you care about
– Autonomy to introduce disruptive thinking in your profession
– Global opportunities to develop and progress your skills and career
– Being part of a business built on fun

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Kristy Brown