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We're hiring a Publicist

An exciting opportunity is now available for a highly motivated individual to join the marketing and communications team of one of Australia’s major theatre companies.

State Theatre Company South Australia seeks a dedicated Publicist to join the marketing and communications team.

The Publicist works closely with the Company’s Marketing Manager to develop and lead the media campaigns for the Company, to promote its annual program of plays and touring as well as managing the Company’s excellent public image. The Publicist is the primary point of contact for all media enquiries and strives to maintain a continued positive presence within the local and national community and media. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential, in particular negotiating, writing, editing and proofing, with excellent attention to detail and sound networks. The role is suited to a highly organised, experienced communications specialist who is passionate about the performing arts and its capacity to transform lives. Candidates with bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or marketing will be highly regarded.

This is a full-time position offered initially as a two-year contract. Immediate start is desirable but can be negotiated with the right candidate.

For more information, please refer to the Position Description

To apply: please email your cover letter of addressing the job description and why you believe you are the best person for this role together with your resume (as a single PDF document of no more than 5 pages) to jobs@statetheatrecompany.com.au with subject line “Publicist Application”. Applications will be treated in confidence.

Applications must be received by close of business Tuesday 15 August 2017.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in the week commencing 21 August.

Enquiries can be directed to Jemma Knight, Marketing Manager, jemma@statetheatrecompany.com.au.