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About the Role: 

We are looking for an expert in media and communications to drive growth in Dairy Australia’s engagement with national and regional media.

As Media Manager for Dairy Australia, you’ll be responsible for the development, implementation and management of Dairy Australia’s media strategy, approach to thought leadership and speech writing.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, you’ll work cross-functionally with our national team and eight regional locations, and communicate to our key stakeholders - farmers, industry and the broader community.

You will be driven, forward thinking and a great planner, ensuring alignment with key organisational and industry priorities.

From a media perspective, you will be responsible for both proactive and reactive media relations, key message development, briefing key spokespeople, and measuring success.

You’ll also develop and deliver our approach to thought leadership, with the view to providing value to our key stakeholders... You will use your expert writing abilities and understanding of our stakeholders to help our team develop speeches and presentations at conferences and forums.

About you:

At Dairy Australia, we embrace diversity. We treat everyone with fairness, consideration and respect and welcome applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.

You will bring qualifications in communications or journalism (or a related field) as well as a minimum of five years’ experience managing media on a daily basis and working with cross functional teams. You will have an extensive understanding of the Australian media landscape and a proven ability to connect with a wide range of audiences, including farmer, industry and community. An ability to build productive and positive relationships with a broad range of media will be key.

You will also be able to demonstrate experience in corporate public relations and the adoption of strategic approaches to content creation and delivery. Experience developing a thought leadership strategy and writing speeches would be highly regarded.

About Dairy Australia:  

Dairy Australia’s role is to provide services that benefit and advance dairy farm businesses and the industry. These services deliver value by enhancing farm business management, supporting farm employment needs, driving herd and feed innovation, managing climate and environment, promoting Australian dairy and commitment to sustainability, supporting policy development, growing international markets and responding to critical issues and events such as floods and bushfires.

Our Vision and Values: 

At Dairy Australia, our vision is simple - to be leaders in shaping a profitable and sustainable dairy industry. Our passionate and talented people share this vision and make an impact each day through their commitment to our values of: 
• Farmer First - Farmer needs guide our purpose. 
• One Team – We work together to achieve great things. 
• Innovative Thinking - We embrace new ideas and learning as we go. 
• Decisive Action – We make informed decisions and move quickly to implement.

About your work life with us:

We aim to provide benefits that promote the overall wellbeing of our employees. In joining our team, you will be rewarded with: 
• A Flexible working environment – work from our newly renovated office in Southbank CBD, your home office, as well as connecting with your colleagues and stakeholders virtually. 
• Being a key member in our supportive and high performing team of experts in their field. 
• A caring, values driven and innovative culture - we are open to each other’s ideas, we love to innovate, we act with integrity and are driven to find the best solutions for our employees and stakeholders. 
• Salary packaging. 

 Next steps:

We strive to offer an efficient and positive recruitment experience. If your motivations and skills set lines up to what you’ve read, please “Apply Now”


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