communications and media manager in Canberra

david firth, randstad
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AU$ 75,000 - AU$ 80,000 per year
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canberra, australian capital territory
marketing & communications
job type
working hours
AU$ 75,000 - AU$ 80,000 per year
4 years
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david firth, randstad
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job description

A new opportunity has opened up within a well known not for profit organisation in Canberra. Working closely with the CEO, the Communications and Media Manager is a crucial role to support the business and maintain their presence in the public eye. This role requires an exceptional individual who is able to keep calm under pressure and adapt to their surroundings.

Duties include

  • Assisting with the strategic planning of communication
  • Managing and maintaining communication material including social media presence
  • Speaking with and developing relationships with members of the media
  • Speech writing for the CEO and other speakers
  • Conflict management and developing written documents around key issues
  • Advise and implement strategies

Selection criteria

The successful candidate must have

  • The ability to confidently engage with stakeholders and the press
  • Strong communication and media experience
  • An understanding on how to engage the public through social media and other spaces
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • The ability to display initiative, manage time and multiple issues/projects simultaneously
  • Experience in providing public advice

The successful applicant will receive

  • Travel opportunities – domestic and international
  • Free on site parking
  • Attractive salary package within a key not for profit organisation

If you are interested in this role APPLY NOW. Ensure you attach an updated resume and cover letter. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information or for a confidential conversation, contact Siobahn Condie on 02 6132 3802 or email

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


marketing, communications, media, manager

educational requirements

Post Graduate Diploma