Media & Communications Manager

Location Melbourne
Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2103-103470_1616998696
Posted 23 days ago
  • Drive the media strategy and communications agenda
  • Broad based Industry organization
  • Flexible working arrangements of offer

Master Builders Victoria (MBAV) is the pre-eminent voice for the building and construction industry in Victoria and has built a strong reputation for providing leadership within the industry and successfully advocating for the interests of its members with government and other key stakeholders. Building and construction is Victoria's largest full-time employer and our members are renowned for their reliability, skill and professionalism. MBAV has a significant role in providing services, advice and resources that continually build the capabilities of our members and lift the overall standard across the industry

MBAV is seeking a talented and passionate Media and Communications Manager to join the Relationships and Growth department and be a key contributor to the overall success of MBAV and their large and diverse member base. This role will be responsible for developing media and communications strategies (social and digital), providing leadership and direction on external brand positioning, and strengthening relationships with media and external stakeholders. As the main media advisor to the business, this role will monitor and negotiate the external media and communications landscape, briefing the CEO and broader leadership team on emerging threats and opportunities impacting the brand and reputation of organisation, and the building and construction industry more broadly. This dynamic and fast paced role will be responsible for the coordination, drafting and delivery of highly impactful, accurate and polished written communication, including media release, bulletins and magazines.

With tertiary qualifications in a related field, you bring demonstrated experience in strategic media and communications management and proven knowledge of the broader media landscape, including print, social and digital. With an ability to create and maintain strong, trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, your wheelhouse includes exceptional attention to detail, written communication and time management skills. With a collaborative, consulting and pragmatic style, you present with a high level of credibility, impact and influence. If you have a high level of passion, energy and ambition for media, brand and communications and are ready for your next challenge, this role could be for you!

To apply for this exciting role, please click the 'Apply Now' button and upload your resume. For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Vanessa Huxley on 0417 708 112 or for a detailed Position Description please email