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Cricket Australia: Head of Media Relations (Deadline – Aug 22)

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Cricket Australia  
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Posted: 13 August 2021
Link to Apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2650957675/

About the job

Here’s the deal…

Cricket Australia is looking for a driven Head of Media Relations to join our Marketing & Communications department.

Reporting to the Executive General Manager, Marketing & Communications you’ll be responsible for leading communications for the Australian Men & Women’s Cricket teams, domestic and international.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a purpose driven organisation. Uniting and inspiring communities through Cricket is our culture, and we’ve never been prouder of the role our people play in making Cricket a sport for all Australians.

About The Role

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a team of communication professionals to develop and implement our national communications program
  • Providing strategic advise to CA on all media relations
  • Developing and maintaining an effective media strategy
  • Driving Cricket’s share of voice in the media to ensure it is well covered in the sports media landscape
  • Build, leverage and maintain relationships with critical media stakeholders

You’ll Have

About you

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant field is desirable
  • Significant demonstrated experience in a large, complex and issues rich environment managing corporate affairs and media relations
  • Demonstrated experience in gaining positive coverage for corporate positioning
  • Sound experience as a corporate spokesperson
  • Excellent leadership and collaboration skills
  • Strong written communication skills

Sound like you? Let’s do this!

The work we do across Australian Cricket stretches across the sporting and entertainment industries – which means there are all kinds of opportunities for bright-minded, passionate and friendly people.

Cricket’s a sport for all Australians and our workplace reflects that. Your age, culture, gender, sexual orientation, disability or religion won’t impact whether or not you’re part of the team. It’s your drive to do great work that’ll help you shine. Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

At Cricket we are committed to providing a safe environment for everyone involved in our sport including children.


We work flexibly and offer extensive employee benefits including a range of discounts from fashion and travel to groceries and electronics! Salary packaging options and discounts with our corporate partners. We also have an 5 extra days off a year!

If you want to learn more about how we play then apply now – we are looking forward to meeting you!

Please submit your resume & cover letter outlining your experience meeting the key criteria by 22 August 2021


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