Media Manager

Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: base + super + salary packaging benefits
Contact: Danielle Bennetto
  • Amazing opportunity to join a talented & newly structured team
  • National remit - growing organisation
  • Attractive salary on offer including salary packaging

Our client

We are partnering with a leading mental health organisation who provide a range of services across Australia. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services. There is currently an opportunity to join a high performing team to lead the national media strategy.

The role

The Media Manager is a pivotal role for the organisation, managing all facets of the media and public relations function. With one direct report, its core focus is to develop and deliver a national media strategy for that is innovative and promotes the exceptional work that the organisation delivers across all states. The Media Manager also provides strategic media advice to the executive and senior stakeholders, in addition to generating media partnerships both nationally and within each state to maximise exposure.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role, the Media Manager will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in communications, journalism or similar industry experience
  • Team leadership experience or strong mentoring capability
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing media strategies, preferably on a national scale
  • A proven track record in building and maximising media networks to increase exposure
  • Extensive experience in issues and crisis management
  • Exceptional written communications skills, with extensive experience writing media releases for mass or targeted audiences
  • The ability to provide high level advice to the CEO and Executive stakeholders
  • Willingness to act both strategically and operationally to deliver results
  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence organisational culture
  • A broad understanding of the Australian health services system would be advantageous

To apply for this role click the Apply Now button or for a confidential discussion please call Danielle Bennetto on (03) 8613 3598.

***Please note that the Six Degrees office will be closed from Friday 21st December until Monday 7th Jan. Danielle will be returning on Monday 14th January, and your application will be assessed on or after this date. Please allow extra time to respond with feedback due to the holiday period.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.