Job details

Location
Sydney CBD, Sydney, New South Wales
Salary
AU$140 - AU$150 per annum + inclusive of super
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
35341_1629426786
Contact
Alex Smith
Posted
about 1 month ago

Job details

Location
Sydney CBD, Sydney, New South Wales
Salary
AU$140 - AU$150 per annum + inclusive of super
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
35341_1629426786
Contact
Alex Smith
Posted
about 1 month ago

Talenza are in partnership with an international insurance organisation as they look to hire an External Communications Manager into their team. This opportunity will be responsible for issues and crisis management communication, media engagement and other engagement activities as part of the wider APAC strategy.

The Role:

This role reports in to a Senior Communications Manager and manages an External Communications Specialist. You will be focused on communications externally, relationship and reputation management and engagement, working with senior stakeholders and liaising with the media.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract on a salary basis.

  • Prepare effective communications responding to specific issues related to the industry
  • Respond to specific media enquiries and be pro active in providing advice around best practice media and issues management
  • Work independently and as part of a team, keep others informed through clear written and oral communication and maintain a high level of productivity
  • Plan, develop and execute communications in line with the wider business strategy
  • Experience writing and reviewing speeches and presentations and assessing them for reputational risk
  • Manage media engagement strategies and sign off processes.
  • Ability to think creatively and deliver creative outputs with credibility

Your Experience:

  • Previous experience with media and issues management, preferably within banking or insurance
  • You'll have experience working with senior executives and leadership teams on media relations and crisis management
  • Exposure in planning and executing communication campaigns, programs, and events; press release creation, editing and speech writing
  • People leader experience is highly desirable
  • A creative and collaborative mindset and willingness to come up with new ideas and ways of doing things

The benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Future career progression
  • Great Leadership
  • Discounts, benefits and a first class well being program