media relations manager in Melbourne

lily cox, randstad
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AU$ 120,000 - AU$ 150,000 per year
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melbourne, victoria
marketing & communications
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AU$ 120,000 - AU$ 150,000 per year
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lily cox, randstad
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Media Relations Manager

Global market leading consumer goods organisation in over 180 markets is looking to hire an experienced media relations manager to join their growing communications team in Melbourne.

Our client values a culture that is willing to experiment, learn from mistakes and succeed. Whether you work with them for one year or ten, you will learn the skills that open doors to any career you want.

Role of Media Relations Manager

  • Reporting directly into the Head of communications you will be responsible for all media relations and communications across multiple channels and audiences.
  • Create targeted and engaging marketing and communication strategies in line with the organisations wider vision and goals.
  • Maintain and build key relationships with media organisations in order to deliver targeted messages
  • Monitor various media outlets and social media channels to keep on top of all communications surrounding the organisation
  • Prepare and advise various spokespeople within the organisation, ensuring the correct media training is provided in order to respond to the media

To be successful in this role

  • Minimum 3 years experience working within Media Relations and Content Development
  • Sound understanding of the Australian Media Landscape
  • Ideally have gained experience from a reputable company in a challenging/controversial industry i.e. Gambling, Alcohol, FMCG, finance, energy sectors ect.
  • Current relationships in media/journalist and be able to leverage these as needed
  • Cross functional and able to work with various key internal and external stakeholders
  • Ambitious and keen to grow within a large organisation
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

This organisation is commitment to placing their employees at the centre of their business and developing world class talent and in turn creating a great place to work.

To apply in confidence for this position or similar please hit the "Apply Now" button below or contact Lily Cox at for a confidential discussion.

Candidates must legally be able to work in Australia

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.


Public Relations, Communications, Media, Marketing,

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree