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Cricket Australia  
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (On-site)
Posted: 24 April 2022
Link to Apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3030422600/

About the job

– Leading sporting organisation
 Lead Cricket Australia’s external and consumer-facing communications
 Melbourne Location

Here’s the deal…

We’re looking for a driven Senior Manager, Corporate Communications to join our Marketing & Communications team.

Reporting to the Head of Communications you’ll be responsible for developing and executing external-facing communications strategies and public relations activities at Cricket Australia. This role will lead the marketing & partnerships relationship on behalf of the communications team, responsible for driving external communication, corporate communication and public relations programs that are aligned to Australian Cricket strategy.

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:

  • Planning and implementing public relations campaigns, which includes integrated marketing and communications activity, management of launches and media events.
  • Responsible for delivering an integrated marketing and communications strategy, working closely with Brand and Marketing and Corporate Partnership team.
  • Build, leverage and maintain critical media and stakeholder relationships (sport, general and business reporters) across TV, Radio, Print, Wire and Digital channels.
  • Develop and implement proactive communications messaging around community relations programs to appropriately position cricket within the communities it serves, in addition to ensuring consistency and clarity of external messaging.
  • Write, develop and manage approvals for news releases, media advisories, fact sheets and related media materials for Cricket Australia, including CA commercial, media rights and Fan Engagement (Marketing, Fan Experience, Event Presentation).
  • Management of all Cricket Australia corporate collateral, including the website, annual report, strategic plan and other materials as needed.
  • Integrate CA’s wider consumer and corporate communications plan into content and social media output.
  • Extend CA’s positioning as a thought leader on specific topics, through effective story-telling using online channels.
  • Instil a team culture for high levels of engagement, teamwork and motivation


About you
You’ll have:

  • A degree in journalism, communications or marketing
  • Significant demonstrated experience in a similar complex and issues rich environment managing external affairs, corporate communications, media and reputational issues.
  • Track record of developing corporate communications strategies that deliver outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience in gaining positive coverage for PR initiatives/corporate positioning that deliver commercial and organisational aims.
  • A demonstrated track record in handling complex media/crises/issues situations with television, radio and online media.
  • Understanding of storytelling principles and ability to inspire behavioural change.
  • Strong strategic thinker and thrives in a changing and dynamic meeting.
  • Outstanding collaborator and stakeholder management.

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. To deliver the best services and to achieve our vision of being a sport for all Australians, we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and LGBTIQ+ people.

Vaccinations for our workers provide a key contribution to getting Cricket on, and keeping our players, workers and fans safe this summer. In order to support this, Cricket Australia is mandating vaccinations for all of their employees and will be asking about vaccination status as part of our employment process.

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

Perks!

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 Midnight, Sunday 8 May 2022.

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