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We’re hiring! Communications Account Coordinator (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander)

May 31, 2021

  • Supporting not-for-profit and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations  
  • Work from home position
  • Identified Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander Role


If you’re a news buff with a passion for social and political cause campaigns, then you’ve found the right place. Fifty Acres is an award-winning virtual communications and government engagement agency that works with amazing organisations and brands.

We’re looking for an Account Coordinator (an Indigenous-identified position) – committed and wanting to take on the full breadth of PR, marketing and engagement activities and looking to grow over time within our agency.

Fifty Acres isn’t a traditional agency; we’re flexible, so you can work from wherever you have an internet connection. We also take pride in working on projects that we care passionately about. You’ll get opportunities to work on everything – the sky’s the limit.


Desired qualifications and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following: PR, media and communications, journalism, politics or marketing – formal qualifications a bonus
  • Demonstrated excellent writing and content development skills for a range of channels including media, social media, digital platforms and websites
  • Have an understanding of the media landscape, with some experience developing targeted media lists and pitching stories to journalists
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects or tasks at once
  • Be confident in managing client relationships and attending regular client work-in-progress (WIP) meetings
  • Be willing to travel interstate when required and to work outside of standard hours
  • Agency or government experience will be highly regarded


The role will involve:

  • Managing small accounts and ensuring projects are managed according to deadlines and budgets 
  • Developing engagement and communications plans and liaising with clients
  • Developing media lists and pitching stories to journalists
  • Liaising with stakeholders and influencers
  • Developing a wide range of communications collateral, including media releases, invitations, social eKits, blogs, key messages, fact sheets, policy submissions and more
  • Keeping abreast of communications trends, political and current affairs, and the daily news cycle to help identify opportunities for PR, engagement strategies and tactics that get results
  • Assisting to drive new business opportunities


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This is an Indigenous-identified position. Depending on experience, the successful candidate  will be engaged at a more junior level (officer) or more senior level (specialist). 

If you’re interested in applying, please send your resume and the names of two references to Jo Scard: jo@fiftyacres.com 

Strictly no calls.

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