Opera Australia is looking for an experienced and hands-on Publicist to join our Public Relations Department on a full-time basis. The Publicist will be centrally involved with all major seasonal campaigns, drafting media releases, alerts, calendar listings and backgrounders, and assisting with event management of media events. The role will work across all company projects including Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, main stage opera seasons in Sydney and Melbourne.
This is a fantastic role for someone already proficient in tourism and travel PR and keen to broaden their skills base with experience working in a major performing arts environment.
The position requires a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a travel and tourism publicity role. Our ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong diplomatic skills in working with various stakeholders and external bodies, high level of computer literacy, strong attention to detail, experience working in high pressure environments, and the ability to prioritise tasks and manage high workloads. Experience working in the arts, as well as familiarity with social and digital media are desirable.
This is a Full-time Fixed Term position for an initial period of 1 year, with view to extend to permanency. To find out more about this role, please go to https://opera.org.au/aboutus/management/employment/jobs.
Only applicants with full Australian working rights are eligible for this position.
Applications close 4 May 2018. Salary is commensurate with experience.