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Communications and Public Relations Manager

Organisation : Audiology Australia

Location : Melbourne (Cremorne)

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 2 Aug, 2021

About the role

Reporting to, and with the support of, Audiology Australia’s Executive Manager, Marketing and Education, the role will see you involved in, but not limited to:

  • Develop and implement the member communications strategy, including detailed implementation, planning and delivery.
  • Proactively source and develop compelling written and digital content including news stories, opinion pieces and reports.
  • Collaborate with business units within Audiology Australia to improve understanding of their areas of work and strengthen communications.
  • Leading the development and implementation of processes to facilitate stakeholder engagement, including strong relationships with media.
  • Provide strategic, high-level advice on the management of targeted member communications activities and utilise audience research to ensure all campaign activity is effective and strategically targeted.
  • Plan and manage communications budgets and resources.
  • Monitor, measure and evaluate related marketing and communication activities, providing briefings and project reports to Executive Managers and the Board.

Key Selection Criteria


  • A minimum of five-years’ experience working in a senior communication role, including demonstrated ability to drive communication strategies to successfully engage members and key stakeholders (government, sponsors, regulatory bodies).
  • Ability to quickly synthesise complex or technical information and produce effective communication to a range of audiences.
  • Excellent writing, editing, storytelling and content development skills for a range of print and online media channels.
  • Demonstrated experience managing relationships with media and achieving key outcomes through public campaigns.
  • Expertise in managing an organisation’s brand and ensuring the image and voice are carried across all communications.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team and ability to influence, advocate and advise across all levels of the organisation, with clear communication and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and willingness to be on-call outside of working hours when needed for media and urgent communication requirements.
  • A tertiary qualification in either marketing, journalism, public relations or related field.


  • Experience working for a not-for-profit, member-based association.
  • Experience in a communications role in the health/ allied health sector.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Audiology Australia

Audiology Australia is the peak professional association representing audiologists in Australia.  Established in 1968, it has a current membership of over 3,000 audiologists. 

We are Australia's professional community for Audiologists. We provide professional development, set ethical standards of practice and are a strong, influential advocate.

The profession of audiology is self-regulating, and Audiology Australia strives to help our members achieve the highest standards when delivering services to their clients.

You will be part of a small team based at the National Office in Cremorne, Victoria.  Audiology Australia is an equal opportunity employer and provides a flexible and supportive working environment.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Communications and Public Relations Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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