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MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Bush Heritage Australia, Melbourne CBD VIC
Open entry position

MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

• Fantastic opportunity to work within a leading conservation organisation
• Exceptional location in our Melbourne CBD office
• Permanent full time position

Bush Heritage Australia is a national leader in landscape-scale conservation. Independent and evidence-based, we work where we are needed most: in areas of high conservation value with low levels of protection. We protect and help manage 6.2 million hectares of land, providing habitat for over 5800 native species, including at least 235 threatened species. We have two proven approaches to what we do: we carefully select, purchase and manage landscapes of high conservation value; and we work in partnership with others, including Traditional Owners, to achieve conservation outcomes.

About the role:

This exciting role oversees and implements our media and communications program that successfully profiles Bush Heritage programs, people and projects. The Media & Communications Officer will be a dynamic, driven and strong relationship builder and able to prioritise competing tasks for strategic outcomes.

What you'll need to succeed:

• Demonstrated experience implementing successful media programs;
• Well-developed news sense for what makes a great story, and able to convey complex concepts in a compelling and accessible way;
• Strong organisational and planning skills including commissioning photo and video shoots, co-ordinating all stages of the briefing and production process;
• Superior communication and writing skills;
• Keen interest in social media and content creation; and
• A willingness to travel to remote locations in Australia is essential to undertake media trips.

 
  • APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION

How to apply:

If have these skills and want to be part of a dynamic and collaborative team then respond by:

 Visiting our website: https://www.bushheritage.org.au/about/employment

 Address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description

 Send your application with your resume to employment@bushheritage.org.au quoting job ID: COM2017

A position description can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE

If you require further information please contact Jacqui Rangger on
03 8610 9123.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this role.

Applications close: 10 December 2017