Public Relations Officer

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER - Come and join Stawell Regional Health in this new role bringing together all communication streams to support community engagement, funding and submissions and donations through planned strategies- Three to four days per week (Negotiable and Flexible) -
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Department: Stawell Regional Health
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Western - Stawell
Reference: VG/PRSEP17
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: NA
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Janet Feeny

Position Details


Public Relations Officer
4 Days per Week (0.6-0.8 FTE)

Located at the foot of the Grampians which offers bush walking, rock climbing, cycling, fresh air in the great outdoors, local wineries and a great local community is Stawell Regional Health. This is a great opportunity to balance your career and lifestyle.



 Stawell Regional Health has a strong history of providing quality health care to the community for over 150 years. The organisation thrives in an environment of innovation and growth working with the community to strengthen services and adapt to changing needs.

In this role, the Public Relations Officer will assist the Executive team and Board of Management to continue to attract support, funding and donations through planned and effective communication strategies. You'll assist in our day-to-day media and public relations activity, which includes writing media releases and opinion pieces, as well as engaging with our community and other stakeholders. With your high level of communication skills, you'll actively build strong and productive relationships,  identifying promotional opportunities and new areas for collaboration and patnership.

To apply for this role, you must have:

  • Qualifications in public relations, journalism or marketing
  • Experience in public relations or similar
  • A high level of interpersonal skills, including experience in public speaking, and the ability to communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Experience in managing web-based content and social media
  • Advanced knowledge of computer systems,  which may include graphic design software
  • Experience in the health industry would be desirable, but is not essential to the role.

For more information, please call Janet Feeny, Human Resources Manager, on 03 5358 8550 or email


To apply for this role, please upload your letter of application and current Resume, including the contact details of two professional references, using the Apply Now below.

Applications for this role close at 11.59 pm on 29th September 2017.


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Stawell Regional Health is an equal opportunity employer

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