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.
About The Grounds of Alexandria
Here at The Grounds of Alexandria, we work with have some of the most creative and innovative minds in the business. We encourage a unique entrepreneurial mindset, intelligence that is based on insight, and the desire to understand our customers, so we can create the most innovative ideas, to surprise and delight them in everything we do.
Who You Need To Be:Someone who loves to be part of the process of creating unique experiences that you simply won't find anywhere else.You'll have such a strong desire for detail and will love to deliver service with creativity and consistency.There should be no task you view with greater significance than the sound of your customers feedback.
About The Role
We're looking for an experienced Graphic Designer who will work within our creative team on new product and site developments as well as to day to day projects.
Reporting to the Art Director, this role will be varied and involve creating print, packaging, web, digital design and signage solutions that are on brand and have a high visual impact.
Key Responsibilities and AccountabilitiesDeveloping design briefs by gathering information and data through researchWorking with a wide range of media, including photography and computer-aided designAbility to manage and prioritise influx of projectsLiaise with design agencies and consultants or various projectsOverseeing print and product development with both onshore and overseas manufacturersDemonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketchesWorking on layouts and art working pages ready for printAssisting with photography of social mediaDeliver engaging campaigns across multiple mediums including print, signage and digital applications
Please submit your Resume, a sample of your portfolio and a brief cover letter.