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Media and Communications Coordinator

headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd
  • Make a difference to young people by joining an innovative and well recognised NFP
  • Newly created full time position based in Melbourne
  • Be part of a dynamic and collaborative marketing team

What is headspace National

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 our website.

About the role

Reporting to the Media and Communications Manager, you will support the Media and Communications function to drive successful media outcomes for headspace campaigns and programs. This is a 6 month full time contract.

Who we're looking for

An ambitious and driven person, with demonstrated experience and qualifications in communications or public relations. You will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in PR, communications, media, or a related discipline, and/or equivalent demonstrated experience in a related field
  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving, media engagement and sound knowledge of the Australian media environment
  • Experience with media monitoring and reporting and working with the media
  • Excellent skills in coordinating administrative tasks
  • Strong writing skills and interpersonal and presentation skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively and autonomously and respond to direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm to develop skills in media and communication and are able to remain calm under pressure

What's on offer

Be part of an organisation that makes a difference and is recognised for doing so. In return we offer a workplace where people are supported. We include generous salary packaging options up to the maximum amount (for further info go to Smart Salary). We can also offer:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • First-rate CBD location with great on-site facilities
  • A focus on well-being
  • A commitment to diversity

How to Apply

  • Click on 'Apply Now' to submit your application where you need to upload a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the best candidate for the role considering the 'key responsibilities' found in the position description.
  • The Position Description is attached.
  • For more information contact Bronte Tarn-Weir, Media and Communications Manager email: btarnweir@headspace.org.au using the subject line: Media and Communications Coordinator enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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.

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.

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.

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