29 Mar, 2019

Media and Communications Administrator

  • Scripture Union Queensland
  • Fortitude Valley
Full time Marketing & Communications Media & Journalism Nonprofit & Social Services

Job Description

  • Do you enjoy working within a strong Christian environment?
  • Do you have 3+ years Media and Communications experience?
  • Fortitude Valley location with state wide responsibilities

About Scripture Union Queensland

Scripture Union Queensland is a Christian not-for-profit with a heart for youth and children. We are the largest provider of school chaplains in Australia, and each chaplain is uniquely placed to support our children and young people as they navigate life’s increasingly complex issues. We run camps, community outreach events and At-Risk Youth programs, and offer nationally recognised training programs in youth work at both Certificate IV and Diploma levels.

About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, passionate Media and Communications Administrator with strong initiative, and a keen desire to collate and share stories.

Working with the Media and Communications Delivery Manager, the main function of the role is to effectively communicate the story of SU QLD’s supporters, volunteers and staff to demonstrate the organisations rich history and its unique position in bringing hope to children and young people in Queensland.  You will have a good working knowledge of media, and writing styles for all types of mediums including digital, direct mail, social media and corporate communications. 

This role requires someone who is self-motivated, has excellent time management skills, works well to deadlines and enjoys working both in a team environment and autonomously. We are particularly interested in candidates who can show their understanding of working within a brand.  Candidates who have worked in the Non Profit industry will be highly considered.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have gained a Journalism, Public Relations or Communications degree with 3+ years experience in a corporate role
  • Have demonstrated experience in dealing with media enquiries and a proven ability to successfully pitch good news stories to media
  • Experience in writing for a range of outlets including, fundraising appeal letters, media releases, online, newsletters, reports, marketing collateral, social media and blogs
  • Highly proficient in interviewing to create compelling story content
  • Possess good project management skills, with excellent attention to detail and a strong ability to work to deadline

In order to be considered for this role, please complete your application including the following:

  • Cover Letter– Clearly outlining how you meet the role requirements, including your cultural fit within SU QLD and with how you meet the key accountabilities listed in the role statement. No more than two pages in total.

Click here to be directed to our website for a copy of the role statement

  • Current CV

Please email your application to vacancies@suqld.org.au. The closing date for this position is Friday 26th April 2019.  For all other general enquiries please contact People Services on 07 3112 6566.


(Recruitment agencies need not enquire or apply. Only direct candidate applications will be considered.)

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