Location: Surry Hills, Sydney

Work Type: Full-time, 12-mth contract from September 2017 onwards (looking for immediate start)

Salary: Suited to PR / Communications practitioner with at least 2 years exp, preferably in agency / consultancy environment

Do you live and breathe media and love making news? Have you started your PR career with some experience in running media campaigns and have a suite of go-to media contacts? Keen to accelerate these skills in a positive, flexible, empowering environment working with brands that are changing the world? If you get a kick out of seeing your clients in the headlines and in compelling features and profiles, then this role at The Bravery is for you.  

We are seeking a confident PR professional to join our growing team, assisting in execution and strategy development of overall PR strategies and plans across our sustainability and for-purpose clients.

Description of your day-to-day with us:

  • Conducting media relations campaigns to create news and lifestyle content, including outreach to obtain media coverage within mainstream consumer, environment, corporate and sustainability contacts
  • Continually expanding and building upon digital, blogger, traditional, influencer and social media networks to further leverage content opportunities – including a year round calendar of media and influencer relationship development making you one of the ‘go-to’ publicists in this space
  • Development and implementation of creative and engaging media, social media and communications strategies
  • Developing creative and inspired tactics to support communications strategiesAccount management support with the opportunity to manage one of our emerging accounts with full mentoring and support from team to develop skills
  • Staying across both new and traditional media for coverage insights and relevant industry news •    Curating talent databases
  • Active and face-to-face contribution with clients and sector leaders on various accounts
  • Creative writing and development of materials
  • Developing research, audits and sentiment reporting so you have all the stats you need at your fingertips
  • Opportunity to manage, with full oversight, of The Bravery’s graduate program (with mentoring from senior team members)
  • Representing The Bravery at events, plus opportunity to conduct marketing / new business development initiatives – all with the support of the wider team 

Qualifications, experience and personality selection criteria:

  • Previous employment in the PR and Communications sector, agency preferred (minimum 2 years fulltime in total)
  • Communications degree or diploma
  • Good knowledge of both new media, digital and traditional media channels for different audiences
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interest in learning and strong desire to increase professional skills through self learning and formal development (paid by The Bravery)
  • Strong motivation to progress roles in your career
  • Persuasive communication and developing leadership style
  • Experience with MS / MAC Office is essential, with Keynote and or Photoshop skills a welcomed addition
  • Strong interest in helping to promote positive environmental and social change – and the sustainability, social cause and not-for-profit sectors
  • Having initiative, and autonomous work style, with other team members and when delivering on the big goals
  • Previous experience delivering campaigns across national and state / territory regions, in both consumer and corporate audiences is desirable
  • Contact list of ‘go-to’ media contacts is desirable
  • Experience in managing a junior team member/s is desirable 

To apply: Send your CV to info@thebraveryishere.com (maximum two pages) along with a note about yourself covering some of the qualifications, experience and personality selection criteria above.

Applications for this role close 14th September 2017.

Professional and Personal Development: You will be supported, beyond the day-to-day, to develop your personal and professional skills at The Bravery. This will take the form of mentoring from the Senior Management team, and attending internal training sessions on sustainability and other communications disciplines through our tailored training program. There is a dedicated individual and team yearly professional development funded package for this.

Benefits and Equipment: All of the usual annual leave and sick leave requirements of course - plus we offer all team members a flexible working environment through our work from home scheme. Creating a healthy culture which embraces wellbeing and balance is an integral part of The Bravery, and we encourage all of our team to make the most of the many parks, swimming pools and exercise facilities nearby, including taking time to enjoy these during your workday. Additionally, we have a social / cultural program we activate each month with the team, to encourage a positive working environment and make the most of the incredible things happening in our beautiful city. Whilst there is an office landline available for work calls, you will be expected to supply your own mobile phone. As part of your package you will be offered a reimbursement for calls made on your mobile. You will also be supplied a laptop, with all relevant software required, for you to use.

To apply: Send your CV to info@thebraveryishere.com (maximum two pages) along with a note about yourself covering some of the qualifications, experience and personality selection criteria above.

Note: Unfortunately we are only in the position to offer this role to those that have unrestricted working visas in Australia and are not in the position to offer sponsorship for this role. 

Only successful applicants to interview round will be contacted post applying. All applicants details will be kept on file for future recruitment positions or opportunities unless the applicants request otherwise when applying.