Communications and Social Media Coordinator

The Development and Marketing team plays a pivotal role in the sustainability and growth of Geelong Performing Arts Centre and its programs.  The team is tasked with maintaining existing and attracting new and diverse audiences and financial supporters, from within the greater Geelong region and beyond.

The purpose of this position is to create and maintain a high level of awareness of Geelong Performing Arts Centre activities across a broad range of media, key stakeholder groups and the wider community and to grow and develop Geelong Performing Arts Centre existing social media platforms and develop a content plan to ensure continued expansion across our brands and growth of target audiences. 

This position contributes to development and is responsible for implementation, monitoring, scheduling and placement, administration, content delivery as it relates to Geelong Performing Arts Centre’s website and across a variety of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and LinkedIn and emerging platforms in addition to the development and implementation of public relations activity and publicity strategies which enhance the reputation and positive awareness of the Centre activities among target audiences

Watch an invitation to join our organisation from CEO Joel McGuinness here.

To be successful you will:

  • Demonstrated experience building & maintaining media networks  and a proven ability to generate positive media coverage
  • Demonstrated experience working with emerging communication channels such as social media and online
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality, manage culturally sensitive material, and communicate ideas diplomatically, sensitively and succinctly

Further detailed information about the role and its requirements can be obtained from the position description available here.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Director Development and Marketing Kate Brereton 0407 496 612

To apply for this fabulous opportunity please provide a cover letter, detailed response articulating your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the position description and current CV.   Your application should be submitted to: to attention Tineke Barry, Human Resources Coordinator.

Geelong Performing Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer and values the contribution that diversity brings to the workplace. 

Geelong Performing Arts Centre is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of all children that interact with our organisation.  We have zero tolerance for child abuse.

Geelong Performing Arts Centre encourages applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders and those who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. 

Applications are open to those with full-working rights in Australia.

Applications close:  5pm Monday 20 May 2019

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