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Reference Number 13512
Position Title Marketing, Communications & Sales Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Cns Perform Art Centre
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 4.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Marketing, Communications & Sales Officer

Reference Number: 13512
Salary Range: $73,192.58 - $78,176.92 per annum
Location: Cairns Performing Arts Centre
Applications Close:  Friday, 16 April 2021

Cairns is world renowned for its reef and rainforest but if you scratch the surface you will also discover a region buzzing with a wonderful diverse range of arts and cultural activities and programs from festivals, concerts, theatre, local and visiting talent and live performances.  

The stars have finally aligned so don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to make your mark and showcase your talents and creative skills in marketing, media and sales.

An exciting opportunity is now available for an experienced, high performing marketing and communications professional who thrives in a fast-paced diverse role who will drive our marketing campaigns, boost sales and promote our events and programs across our venues at the Cairns Performing Arts Centre (CPAC), Munro Martin Parklands, Tanks Arts Centre, The Court House, Cairns Festival and Ticketlink.

In this hands-on role you will: 

  • Work with the media and tourism organisations to ensure media coverage regarding events / sales
  • Produce media releases
  • Develop and implement marketing campaigns
  • Liaise with venue hirers and show promoters to coordinate marketing services
  • Write, produce and distribute, electronic direct mail (EDMs)
  • Assist with development, including writing of articles, for Vibrance Magazine as required
  • Develop engaging content for Cultural Services social media
  • Update Council web sites

To be successful in this role you will require: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in the disciplines of public relations, marketing or appropriate skills and or high-level experience in marketing and promotion of arts venues and activities
  • Experience in implementing creative and effective public relations campaigns to promote projects, services and activities, ideally within a Local Government or Arts environment
  • Experience in professional writing communications such as public relations, brand communication, journalism, and marketing
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • A friendly and positive attitude and passion for your work
  • The ability to adapt to rapidly to changing priorities, with a strong focus on deliverables
  • The ability to think creatively and increase engagement and sales
  • High level of initiative 

In return we offer the following benefits: 

  • 19-day month
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please download a copy of the information kit. 

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have tertiary qualifications in the disciplines of business public relations, marketing or appropriate skills and or high-level experience in marketing and promotion of arts venues and activities?
Essential: Do you have experience with professional brand writing, media liaison and social media management?
Essential: Do you have eligibility / the right to work in Australia?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 16/04/2021
Position Description
Information Kit - Marketing Communications and Sales Officer CU526 #13512.pdf Open
Application Guide View Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.