Media Manager


What’s in it for you?

This is an amazing opportunity to develop, own and deliver the media strategy of an ASX 100 organisation. Working closely with senior stakeholders across the business, you will be a key partner to support our organisation by crafting and delivering our media strategy. You understand the news hooks and are proactive in issues management from activities happening within the organisation and also in the broader community. Joining our successful business has many rewards. We pay super contributions at a rate higher than the standard minimum, helping to build on your long-term security. You’ll also get additional support with regards to flexibility and parental leave provisions. You can apply for a novated lease to buy a car and even get a discount on your health insurance. There are many other advantages, too. As part of our team, you will also get a 25 percent discount every time you fill up with Shell fuel. This is a role where you can nurture and grow your professional skills in a high performing environment.

About the role

This is an opportunity to be a key member of the External Communications team, responsible for the direction and delivery of Viva Energy Australia’s Media strategy. You will be our media subject matter expert, proactively working with the business. You will love the challenge presented by this opportunity, being the company spokesperson for media inquiries and the media focal point for our important internal and external stakeholders.

The role will have a broad communications focus; working as part of the communications team on external communications activities including; project work, government relations, social media, industrial relations and boarder issues management.

We are committed to creating an inclusive, diverse culture and flexibility within our community, actively encouraging female and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants. We support flexible working arrangements.

About you

You will have an accomplished track record in Media, experienced in proactive and reactive media relations (traditional and social), you will be excited to work with a leading ASX listed energy provider and understand the requirements of being a public company brings to media management. Your quick thinking commercial acumen and ability to navigate complex issues in the context of strategy will set you apart. You will have excellent written and communication skills demonstrated media management (writing and editing skills). You will be comfortable working across multiple areas of the organisation and stakeholders from communities, state and local government, traditional media outlets, CEO’s and the executive team. You will have proven experience across broad external communications issues, enjoy working as part of a small high performing team.

About us

An ASX 100 company, we are the exclusive licensee of Shell fuels and distributor of Shell lubricants in Australia.

Viva Energy Australia is one of this country’s largest and most successful energy companies, with operations right across the continent. We’re proud to be Australian, proud of our 110-year history, and extremely proud of our achievements as we strive to become Australia’s most respected energy company.

Australia relies on Viva Energy. We supply around 25% of Australia’s fuel, refuelling 4.4 million trucks, buses, cars and motorcycles, as well as 1,000 ships and 350,000 planes each year. Today we have the capacity to store 2 billion litres of crude and refined product, and we continue to invest significantly in our business to make our local operations even stronger. Over 1,700 people choose to work with us. We inject about $1 billion into the national economy each year through wages and services.

Viva Energy makes, imports and delivers the fuels, lubricants, chemicals and bitumen Australians rely on to reach their destinations. We’re with workers on their daily commute. We’re with families on their school run and truck drivers moving freight across the country. We’re with machinery operators in the mining industry and help fuel the aviation and marine industries, playing our part to keep Australia moving.

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