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17.11.2021

David Jones

Senior Communications Specialist

company: David Jones
job title: Senior Communications Specialist
location: Cremorne
work type: Full-time
level: Senior

Role Description

David Jones and the Country Road Group is Australasia’s largest department store and fashion retail group comprising of iconic brands such as David Jones, Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Part of Woolworths Holding (SA) our values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality. We are looking for highly motivated and passionate individuals to be part of the Group’s evolution and support each brand to realise their full potential.

Use your passion for communication to deliver our narrative and optimise internal and external engagement for David Jones.

As a Senior Communications Specialist you will ensure messages for David Jones are delivered in a way that resonates with our people internally and the wider community. You will partner with a variety of stakeholders across the organisation, external businesses, and agencies to ensure our brand strategies, news, vision and values are consistent and engaging. We are looking for a professional individual who is passionate about writing, enjoys building lasting relationships and positively influencing others on important issues.

Based in Melbourne with a hybrid mix of time in the office and at home, this role will suit an analytical and process-oriented communications professional who is highly collaborative and passionate about creating great people experiences.

Key Responsibilities

  • Protect, promote and enhance the David Jones brand through effective media and stakeholder relations
  • Day to day running of internal communications and issues management
  • Manage relationships with Public Relations, NGO’s and agencies to deliver consistent messaging
  • Develop and implement business updates, video content, Workplace and SharePoint content and other internal communication channels
  • Coordinate and produce virtual events and other online and physical forums
  • Monitor engagement and report trends across internal and external communication channels
  • Implement an impactful and cost-effective communications calendar

 

KEY SKILLS

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar Communications role in a large corporate environment
  • A mix of agency and In-house communication experience is ideal
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills with the ability to influence others
  • Proven excellence in building and nurturing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Exposure working with digital/ social media platforms such as Workplace
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with sound judgement
  • Tertiary qualifications in business, commerce or marketing preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities

 

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