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Media and Communications Consultant

Posted Date: 07-Jun-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Company: HESTA Super Fund

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At HESTA we’re a leading national superannuation fund dedicated to people working in health and community services – a growing sector of ordinary people doing extraordinary things, day in day out, right across Australia.


More than 930,000 Australian’s trust HESTA with their money.  So together, we invest $68 billion of savings globally.  We're about creating brighter futures for our members and a better world for generations to come.  Our focus is on helping our members enjoy a retirement they’ve worked hard for.


The opportunity 


As our Media & Communications Consultant, you’ll be a key member of the Media Relations team, responsible for protecting and enhancing HESTA’s brand and reputation. You’ll deal with a broad range of stakeholders from across the business and be responsible for communicating HESTA’s position on important and meaningful issues, such as climate change and gender equality.


Developing a raft of communications collateral including media releases, speeches, presentations and briefing documents will ensure no two days are the same. You’ll work closely with the Social Media team to help create content for HESTA’s LinkedIn and Twitter profiles. And you’ll support the team by delivering campaign reporting and analysis, as well as daily media monitoring.


About you


You have gained experience in a media/PR/communications role and have outstanding written and verbal communication skills as well as an ability to translate information into meaningful and engaging content.  You’ll work well under pressure and be capable of dealing with multiple priorities. What’s most important is the positive, creative and collaborative energy you bring to work each day.  You’ll be skilled at working productively and consulting widely with internal stakeholders and our external partners.  We’re eager for the right person to join our team so if this all sounds like you, don’t delay in submitting your application!


What’s in it for you?


You will join a leading, fast-growing industry super fund that has a welcoming and supportive culture and great conditions.  This is your chance to gain career building experience and exposure to an expanding industry.  Once you have completed probation, we also invest in your development by giving you a training budget and eight days off each year for you to attend approved courses and events.


•    Access to great benefits including a competitive remuneration package
•    Hybrid work environment 
•    15% super
•    Generous professional development budget ($2,500 per year)
•    Additional leave per year (up to five days over the end of year period)
•    Opportunities to contribute to meaningful initiatives and see the impact that your work has on our community
•    Supportive team and awesome culture


HESTA is a great place to work but don’t take our word for it, we were named (again!) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2021.


Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.


Please note: Applications via recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.


It is important to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of all HESTA employees, and those people they come into contact with at work, and reduce the risk of COVID spreading in the workplace and the wider community, therefore all HESTA employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.