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.
- 1+ years experience in a design studio or similar
- A full range of design experience showcasing a range of work including: branding, publication design and website creation
- Proficiency in the use of the Adobe CC suite
- Understanding of responsive web design and a mobile technology
- Exceptional attention to detail & strong work ethic
- Excellent problem solving skills & ability to work to tight deadlines
Visual Communications Advisor
work in a fast growing business
showcase your visual communications skills
environment with a passion for quality and customer service
Melbourne based –
St Kilda Road location
Who you’ll be working with:
is a leading Australian company providing advisory and field based workforce
management services. Our innovative
approach, robust systems and agile operational capabilities allow us to partner
with blue chip clients to continually refine and implement strategic solutions
that deliver ongoing improvements in customer experience, productivity and
quality. Managing a workforce of over 4,500 people, ISGM is a rapidly growing
organisation with a culture of encouraging employee development.
What you’ll be doing:
The Communications Advisor’s role is to partner with the business
to develop and implement visually impactful and effective strategies and
materials to help employees and subcontractors understand and engage with the
business’ direction, priorities, culture and contractual obligations. This role
will be responsible for creating fresh visual communication materials that
resonate with a broad audience whilst supporting the ongoing development of the
ISGM brand identity, often in a co-branded environment with our client. Challenging the status quo on the use of
proven and emerging communication tools and channels will ensure success in
and subcontractor communications in line with the business unit objectives and
in a way that takes employees and subcontractors on our journey, as well as
delivering improvements in employee engagement and cultural alignment.
Develop and design visually engaging
communications material, including infographics, videos, e-mail messages,
newsletters, webcasts/podcasts, surveys, meetings, presentations etc;
Develop strong working relationships
with key ISGM people, providing advice on communication process while
reinforcing an understanding of communications
Develop and implement dynamic
communications strategy for business unit in consultation with contract leads
that focus on supporting the delivery of ISGM/Client ongoing operational
Contribute to a Communications Calendar
to plan for national, state and local events and activities
Monitor and advise on external
communications risks and opportunities
Report, analyse and present results of
Develop and support administration of
iEngage activities such as reward and recognition programs, engagement,
training, personal development and iHealth programs
Champion our Corporate Social
Responsibility framework and maintain strong relationships with community
Ensure two way communications channels
are open and accessible for staff and subcontractors
Organise events and activities to
engage subcontractors and employees and reinforce ISGM’s culture and values
such as roadshows, conferences, feedback sessions etc
Update website and intranet content.
What we’re looking for:
At least five years of visual communications
experience, preferably with an industrial organisation in a corporate
communications or internal communications role;
Ability to adapt complex, technical
information into easy to understand communications (visual & written)
Strong attention to detail;
Experience with emerging communication
technologies including social media
Strong interpersonal skills - ability to
liaise at all levels, both inside and outside the organisation;
Adaptability to changing environments and
Ability to work under deadline pressure and extra hours if needed on
Ability to use own initiative;
Highly motivated, energetic, enthusiastic
self-starter with the drive to contribute consistently high standards of
thinking and delivery around internal and external communication.
Relevant tertiary qualifications in visual
communications, marketing, graphic design and/or related business field.
Why you should apply:
Join ISGM and you
will be part of a high energy team that achieves great things. In addition to
competitive salaries we offer incentives and rewards that are designed to
recognise high performance. Our leadership team works with you to make sure you
have the tools and support to do your job exceptionally well so you can advance
your career. If you join ISGM and show potential - you will be rewarded.