Penguin Random House, the world's first truly global publishing company, is looking for a Publicist to join our Publicity team in Melbourne.
This is an opportunity to be part of a truly creative and collaborative environment at one of Australia's most dynamic publishers. You will have a passion for books and reading, and have a keen interest in, and superior knowledge of, Australian new and emerging media.
In this role you will develop, implement and manage PR campaigns for some of Australia's best-known authors incorporating integrated media strategies across a range of platforms.
The range of communications requirements is broad, including press releases and phone pitching, content marketing, and organising and managing author tours, events and appearances. This role calls for a clear thinker who can manage multiple projects and has exceptional communication and organisational skills.
The successful applicant will have TWO TO THREE YEARS EXPERIENCE as a publicist, preferably in the Arts and a strong understanding of print, broadcast and online media, both national and regional and \ experience in delivering high quality, targeted publicity campaigns.
Please note due to the high number of applicants we receive, only shortlisted applicants who meet all required criteria will be contacted.
Step Change is a strategically led marketing agency. So what's this Step Change all about?
We exist to help challenger businesses outsmart their competitors. We'd rather work with #2 than #1. Tiger instead of Qantas. Pepsi instead of Coke. And although we work with some biggies like HP and Sony Pictures, most of our clients you haven't heard of yet (but keep an eye out for them, they're doubling and tripling in size when they work with us).
We develop practical business strategies and marketing campaigns, from initial thinking through to creative development and deployment.
We're looking for a Producer / Senior Account Manager, who understands the importance of great client relationships and business development, who can take a creative project from start to finish. A doer and a thinker.
We'll call you a Change Agent because that's what you do – you take our clients to places they didn't think their brand or business can go. You will be part change producer, part marketing manager, part creative collaborator: working across 8-10 clients at any one time, helping deliver a number of marketing initiatives and disciplines, including identity, print, packaging, video, digital and marketing and communication campaigns.
You will be confident in project scoping, creating timelines and budgets, liaising with clients and also external suppliers.
Applicant requirements:Have at least 5 years' experience in Account Management or Production within a marketing or creative agency (mandatory)Proven track record in running campaigns/ projects with clientsExperience working in a fast-paced environmentStrong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skillsResolve problems quickly, make quick decisions and not be afraid to have a voice
Responsibilities:Responsible for all areas of Account Management including client liaison, financial management and creative managementBe able to understand, interpret and communicate client briefsWork closely with other Account Managers and the Creative TeamFocus on business development - always looking at creating, developing and nurturing client relationships in order to garner more briefs
Attributes:Be Coachable (our industry changes so fast, we all need to be learners)A Problem Solver (especially on things we've never done before)Raising the Bar (compete with yourself)Responsible (take ownership of what you do)Resilient (we work directly with business owners and CEOs. Frankly, they can be nervous about taking our recommendations – you need to be able to take them to places they wouldn't go alone)Reporting into Head Change Agent
Salary is dependent upon experience and the bracket is $80-$100k. Opportunity is based on performance.
You must be a permanent Australian citizen to apply.
How to apply:Email us your cover letter and CV - adam[at]hellostepchange[dot]com and clare.rainbow[at]hellostepchange[dot]comDemonstrate that you actually do have attention to detail by including the word "shark" in your application (puns and graphics welcome)Please note that application through TheLoop will not be accepted
We are looking for an exciting, creative, driven and ambitious graphic designer to join our team.
So if you're a hard worker who is passionate about designing eye-catching collateral and, of course, have a fun & vibrant personality, then apply now!
Please ensure your application includes a resume and PDF portfolio or link to your online portfolio.