• Renae Kiely

Our Creative Communications department is hiring!

Role: Creative Communications Officer Reports to: Creative Communications Manager Ideal start date: ASAP Type: Voluntary Length: 12 months minimum Location: Level 2, 333 Exhibition Street, Melbourne Ideal availability: Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings

We are seeking engaged, enthusiastic and friendly people to join the Creative Communications Department. The key responsibilities of the Communications Officer role are across a range of skills, as we aim to ensure that everyone in MSP builds on an array of technical and soft skills. Examples of responsibilities that fall under CComms are:

  • Creating unique and engaging written and multimedia content for marketing, PR and educational purposes, to be shared across our platforms (website, social media, etc)

  • Supporting and collaborating with team members in order to achieve our goals and showcase the awesome work that our volunteers do

  • Helping to manage MSP’s personality, profile and presence through effective communication and relationship-building with media and public stakeholders

  • Actively contributing to the defining and refining of our department’s processes and objectives to help drive work turnover and relevant traffic and leads

  • Driving stronger internal communications practices to help ensure that the organisation is communicating in a way that supports our organisational culture and work – this could include helping organise internal events, drafting internal announcements and developing guidelines/best practices

  • Drafting research and reports based on tracking, measuring and analysing traffic to our online platforms

The desired skills and traits we are looking for in a potential candidate are:

  • Experience in a communications-related team (either in a workplace or university setting)

  • Growth mindset – the eagerness to learn more, keep an open mind

  • Flexibility in roles they take on – as a Communications Officer, you will gain a range of experience undertaking tasks that require skills you have as well as skills that you will be required to develop ‘on the job’

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative for working on tasks or taking on challenges

  • A team player – someone who is consistent in attending meetings, working sessions, workshops etc

  • Organised and able to meet deadlines, completing tasks at a high standard

  • Great verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective time management and adaptability

  • Able to commit to at least 12 months with MSP

Applications will close on Wednesday 6th March at 5pm.

How to apply

For the full application form, position description and interview details, click here.


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