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PR Lead

Organisation : Balarinji & Moriarty Foundation

Location : Sydney (Crows Nest)

Work Type : Part-time

Profession : Journalism & PR

Sector : Indigenous

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 28 Sep, 2018

About the Role

PR in the b-t-b and not for profit space

We have a varied and exciting part-time permanent position for a professional who is experienced and forward thinking in the creation, development, management and implementation of strategic Public Relations and Social Media. Do you have the ability and experience to position our storytelling as leaders in Aboriginal capability across commercial and Not for Profit businesses?

The position of PR Lead reports to the Managing Director (Balarinji) / Co-Founder of the Moriarty Foundation. This position is split across five days for 25 hours per week supporting the PR and Social Media priorities across our business and our not-for-profit organisation.

Do you enjoy the art of storytelling and leveraging a number of mediums to build strong brand presence? In partnership with our teams across both Balarinji and the Moriarty Foundation, you will be responsible for the business to business and not for profit PR strategies and execution of plans across both of our businesses. You will have proven experience in nurturing media relationships, and have the ability to build the profile of our entities in line with our points of difference, premium brand positioning and reputation.

Sydney-based Balarinji is a leading Australian strategy and design practice working throughout Australia and on international projects. Established in 1983, we have been at the forefront of integrating Aboriginal sensibility across major infrastructure and branding/communications projects for thirty-five years. Balarinji’s affiliated not-for-profit, the Moriarty Foundation, run separately, is an initiative that enables Aboriginal families and communities to unlock the potential of their children, to radically shift intergenerational disadvantage

Balarinji is best known for conceptualising Aboriginal art on Qantas aircraft. We also count in our client portfolio, Lendlease, Roads and Maritime Services NSW, WSP, Transport for NSW, Stockland, Nespresso and commemoration work in Europe for Department of Veterans Affairs.

We assist our national and international clients to express Australian identity through best practice strategic review and planning, Indigenous engagement, construction, interiors, public art, digital and design and communications.

Position Qualification & Experience Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualified in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or Journalism.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a PR or Comms environment, within the creative space desired but not essential.
  • Experience in the creation, management and implementation of marketing and communications strategies.
  • Experience in b-t-b PR and/or not for profit PR.
  • Experience in Social Media planning.
  • Proven media industry contacts with strong experience in media liaison and confidence in approaching or dealing with media.
  • Excellence surrounding all areas of communication (verbal, oral and written) with the ability to write clear and concise content for various media platforms and contexts.
  • Proven skills in presenting and pitching.
  • A proactive, agile, team-conscious attitude, with excellent attention to detail and the desire to find solutions and achieve results.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment within a small team.
  • IT competency in MS Office for Mac, primarily Excel, Word, Powerpoint and across social media and website platforms.

 

Key Duties:

  • To create, budget, plan, prioritise and implement conventional and digital multi-channel strategies to grow media and online presence using all necessary tools (e.g. press, journals, magazines, website, emails, social media – LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Podcasts).
  • To create content that is innovative, inclusive and that leverages both our Commercial and NFP businesses, including the backgrounds of the business owners.
  • To work closely with the Business Development Lead and Project Team (Balarinji) and Development and People Lead (Moriarty Foundation) to capitalise on activities across both entities.
  • Monthly reporting and management meetings to outline and build on existing plans, and to advise on PR opportunities, value to the business and learnings.
  • To review and update website news content and business testimonials.
  • End to end management of media campaigns and media events.
  • To build relationships with  our partners and foster opportunities for them to promote our work across both entities, and vice versa.
  • To pursue public speaking opportunities and create content for business and NFP presentations, panel discussions and forums.
  • To create, source imagery and manage content across social medium platforms.
  • Efficient and structured e-file management of all plans, budgets, copy created, imagery and releases.
  • Ad hoc duties as required.

 

Personal Traits and Skills

  • Someone who thrives on achieving exceptional results, is engaging, who embraces social change and challenges status quo.
  • A true team player, who thrives working cohesively within a small team.
  • Detail oriented as well as big picture.
  • Professional and ethical.
  • A high level of emotional intelligence to build rapport with the internal team and external networks.
  • The ability to work autonomously and with high levels of initivative.
  • Excellent organisational skills, highly focused and effective when working within tight deadlines.
  • Solutions focused mentality.

 

You will be joining a high-performance team that shares values, is committed to diversity and enjoys producing great work together. Balarinji & the Moriarty Foundation are located in a light and airy contemporary office in Crows Nest Sydney, close to public transport and all amenities.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Balarinji & Moriarty Foundation

Sydney-based Balarinji is a leading Australian strategy and design practice working throughout Australia and on international projects. Established in 1983, we have been at the forefront of integrating Aboriginal sensibility across major infrastructure and branding/communications projects for thirty-five years. Balarinji’s affiliated not-for-profit, the Moriarty Foundation, run separately, is an initiative that enables Aboriginal families and communities to unlock the potential of their children, to radically shift intergenerational disadvantage

Balarinji is best known for conceptualising Aboriginal art on Qantas aircraft. We also count in our client portfolio, Lendlease, Roads and Maritime Services NSW, WSP, Transport for NSW, Stockland, Nespresso and commemoration work in Europe for Department of Veterans Affairs.

We assist our national and international clients to express Australian identity through best practice strategic review and planning, Indigenous engagement, construction, interiors, public art, digital and design and communications.

 

Apply for this Job

Position Description : PR Lead - August 2018

For details concerning this role, please contact

Sarah Feltham

Phone : 0404286990

Email : hr@balarinji.com.au

Please apply by sending your resume and covering letter addressing how your experience relates to our position, and what you feel you can bring to this unique position.


Please quote in application: PR Lead via Pro Bono Australia.


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