Media and Communications Manager

Marketing · South Brisbane, Queensland
Department Marketing
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

Are you a media and communications specialist who can develop and implement media strategy?  Can you identify and proactively pursue media opportunities? Are you confident in producing strong written content and have a passion for leading campaigns with a focus on consistent branding and effective messaging? If so, then this is the role for you.  

The Children’s Hospital Foundation works wonders for sick kids at the Queensland Children’s Hospital, all over Queensland and northern New South Wales. Through the generosity of our donors and key partners, we invest in world-class research, innovative clinical care and deliver patient and entertainment services for sick kids and their families in a healing environment.  

We are seeking a Media and Communications Manager to join our dedicated and passionate team. 

What will you be doing? 

Reporting to our Director of Brand and Marketing and working closely with a dedicated team of brand and marketing specialists, you will be responsible for: 

  • The development and implementation of the Foundation’s media strategy including identifying and proactively pursing media opportunities. 
  • Providing copywriting services across a wide variety of channels. 
  • Alongside the Director of Brand and Marketing, leading and project managing organisational wide fundraising campaigns to ensure consistent brand and messaging.  

Who are you? 

The role is suited to an experienced professional with extensive experience in journalism or a related strategic public relations role. Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications with a major in one of the following fields – Communications/Media, Journalism, or Public Relations.  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a relevant role, with extensive high-level experience in media relations, public relations or communications. 
  • The ability to deliver innovative and measurable Media and PR Strategies. 
  • Be self-motivated and adaptable with exceptional communication skills and outstanding attention to detail.
  • Experience writing campaigns and product copy in the non-for-profit environment will be highly regarded. 

What we offer…. 

In return, you will work in a passionate and motivated organisation where you can see firsthand the difference you make to sick kids and their families. We believe in developing and investing in our team and providing work/life balance through flexible and hybrid working. You can also increase your take-home salary through generous salary packaging benefits. 

We envisage this to be a full-time, permanent role that will be based in South Brisbane, however for the right candidate, we can negotiate terms.  

For a copy of the position description please click here and to find out more about the Children’s Hospital Foundation please visit our website:

How to apply…. 

To apply for this position, please click apply for this job, complete the application form, and upload your cover letter and resume.

Applications will be accepted until COB Friday 12 August 2022 however; interviews will take place during this time and the role may be filled prior to this date.


  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply.
  • To be eligible for permanent employment within the Children’s Hospital Foundation you must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident.
  • To ensure the health and safety of our people, patients, families, and people we support at the Children’s Hospital Foundation, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and the Foundation’s vaccination policy requirements, including COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet the Foundation’s condition of employment to be fully vaccinated, ensuring all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment. 

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  • Location
    South Brisbane, Queensland
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience