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Marketing & Communications Executive


Griffith Hack
Sydney or Melbourne
26 August 2019

About the opportunity

Griffith Hack is an intellectual property firm, a part of the IPH Limited Group. Griffith Hack is now looking for a permanent full-time or part-time (0.8 PTE) Marketing & Communications Executive to join our National Marketing Team in Sydney (Melbourne location is also an option).

Reporting to the National Marketing & Communications Manager, your daily responsibilities will vary and generally include (but not limited to):

  • Building and managing relationships with external media including trade publications/journals, law directory publishers, business media and sponsors.
  • Overseeing content strategy implementation, including the development of a content calendar. Proactively recommending content and managing content from conception through to creation, publication and promotion.
  • Editing and writing content for printed media including marketing collateral and promotional material.
  • Assisting with the creation, editing and writing of content for digital channels including Griffith Hack’s website and LinkedIn account, and eDMs.
  • Developing Thought Leadership campaigns that encompass our ‘full service’ IP offering.
  • Liaising with external service providers (such as printers, graphic designers and web developers) where needed.
  • Monitoring and measuring success of campaigns, reporting to the Marketing Manager on communication effectiveness and making recommendations based on feedback.
  • Developing and maintaining communication guidelines / a policy to support professionals promoting the firm and their personal brand via social media.
  • Developing a strategy for effective internal communication and providing guidance to other business service functions to coordinate communications.
  • Managing the internal dissemination of critical business information, particularly those relating to marketing and business development issues.
  • Develop and maintain communications governance guidelines on quality, style and format. Ensuring that guidelines are adhered to.
  • Stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw audience’s attention.

Skills and experience

We're looking for candidates who have:

  • Bachelor of Communications or other relevant Tertiary Education Degree/Diploma.
  • Preferably 5+ years’ experience in external communications in a professional services firm.
  • Excellent written communication skills with a high level of attention to detail, including the ability to adjust tone and write for an audience.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and professional communication skills, including the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of internal clients.
  • Capability in both strategic thinking and implementation.
  • A demonstrated ability to understand and communicate in a highly technical field.
  • Experience working with various media, with skills in digital communications channels highly regarded.

To be successful for this role, you will demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with a variety of stakeholders at various levels of seniority.
  • Adaptable and flexible with working hours to deliver on business requirements.
  • Confidence in presentation and strong self-awareness.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and flexible in approaching work tasks.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Results driven.
  • Enjoys tasks with broad scope and the opportunity to make this new role ‘your own’.

Why Griffith Hack?

Griffith Hack provides a wide variety of services to maximise our clients’ IP from every angle. We work with clients to integrate their IP strategy with their business strategy, drawing on insights from technical, financial and legal perspectives on IP.

Our people are the reason we can do what we do well. We work in an inclusive and collaborative environment that focuses on personal and professional development and knowledge sharing. We have a friendly, down to earth culture and have a genuine commitment to work/life balance.

Does this sound like the role for you?

If so, APPLY NOW by submitting your cover letter outlining your interest in the position and resume.

Please note:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • All applicants will need to be eligible to work in Australia to apply. 
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