Communications Consultant, Media and Content

Organisation Name NGO Recruitment
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2019-11-26
Job Type Contract or Temp
Job Number 249733678
  • Opportunity to work for an international humanitarian organisation
  • 2-month contract position, potential for longer term opportunities
  • Inner Suburbs of Melbourne - Immediate start!


The Organisation

Global international humanitarian organisation based in the Inner Suburbs of Melbourne. 

The Role

The Communications Consultant will be responsible for a diverse range of communications strategies and campaigns. The Marketing and Comms team is small and the successful consultant will be flexible and willing to get their hands dirty. 

The key responsibilities include:
  • Consult with government departments to establish communications campaigns 
  • Coordinate website content updates and ongoing analysis of its effectiveness
  • Coordinate and implement the social media strategy
  • Support junior members of the team with marketing and communications activity
  • Ensure communications systems, policies and procedures are followed and maintained
  • Partner with relevant not-for-profit organisations and media outlets 
  • Work with various functions, including People & Culture, Corporate Partners and Events
  • Streamline and optimise efficiency of operations.
Skills Required

You will be an immediately available communications professional, available for short-term contract work. Due to the urgency of this role, please ensure you clearly state your availability on your resume and cover letter. 

The successful candidate will have:
  • Tertiary qualification in marketing, media, comms, journalism or a similar discipline
  • Circa 2+ years' experience in communications, public relations or a similar discipline
  • Proven experience working within a not-for-profit and/or government organisation in a similar role
  • Knowledge of social media analytics and reporting tools
  • The ability to manage multiple digital marketing projects and delivery engagements simultaneously
  • Demonstrable content delivery knowledge and experienc
  • A current clean drivers licence
  • Willingness to undergo a current police check
  • Flexibility to work after hours and travel on weekends if required
  • *The right to live and work in Australia*
If you are an immediately available Communications Consultant, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter in MS Word format. Alternatively please call Natalie Brooker on (03) 8080 8975 if you have any specific questions relating to this role. 

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.