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Media and Communications Advisor

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd
  • Make a difference to young people by joining an innovative and well recognised national not-for-profit
  • Maximum term contract, based in Melbourne CBD
  • Be a part of a strategic, collaborative and bright team committed to youth health & wellbeing

What is headspace

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. To learn more about headspace and the services we offer, visit headspace.org.au.

Tell me about the role…

An exciting opportunity exists for a media and communications professional to join our strategic communications team. This role is critical in supporting the media and communications function at headspace.

What we're looking for

  • A tertiary qualification in PR, communications, media, or a related discipline, and/or equivalent demonstrated experience in a related field
  • Minimum 4 to 5 years' experience in media or PR
  • Experience with media monitoring, reporting and analysis tools such as iSentia
  • Strong writing skills that can be applied across a variety of marketing and communication needs
  • Experience managing relationships with media and other stakeholders, including executive leaders and CEOs
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills to build relationships both internally and external to the organisation
  • Ability to work collaboratively, to prioritise work requirements, work autonomously when appropriate, consult appropriately and respond to direction in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and focussed, working with challenging subject matter and tight deadlines

The finer details…

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians, in a highly engaged workplace culture. The salary for this role is competitive and will commensurate with skills and experience, plus superannuation and generous salary packaging opportunities up to the maximum amount.

The headspace Reconciliation Action Plan was launched in July 2019 and was developed through a co-design process with staff across the organisation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this role and all current vacancies.

headspace is committed to being a child safe and child friendly organisation that recognises, respects and promotes the rights of children, young and vulnerable people.

Application Process: The position description for this position can be viewed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button below. To apply for this position, please upload your CV/resume, a cover letter and briefly address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

To be eligible for this position you must have the right to live and work in Australia. A Working with Children Check (or State/Territory equivalent) and a Police Check are required for this position.

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