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G8 Education

Support office

PR and Communications Advisor

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Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia


Full Time

Takes 2 mins and requires just your resume.

Childcare Jobs - Support office, Full Time - Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia

G8 Education is one of Australia’s largest early education and care providers, with more than 400+ centres across Australia and over 10,000 team members who are all helping shape the lives of over 40,000 children every day.  Our core values of passion, innovation, dedication, compassion, and integrity, unite us on our journey to ensure the health and happiness of future generations. We are committed to developing a culture that empowers and rewards our team of early childhood educators, teachers, leaders, and support office.

The Opportunity

A rare, collaborative, and exciting opportunity to cement your career in a national team that will make a great impact on our future generation. The Communications and PR Advisor is responsible for the day-to-day management of public relations and communication advice, strategy and execution for G8 Education. This role will proactively manage internal and external projects, community partnerships and ongoing communications activities, whilst overseeing integrated project and event management. Reporting directly to the Communications Manager, this role will be supported by a team of like-minded and collaborative professionals..

Your day-to-day

No two days are the same; this role is diverse, with depth and breadth to cement your career, now and into the future. Areas of core responsibility include, but are not limited to:

career, now and into the future. Areas of core responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement G8’s communications strategy and build, maintain and service our national brand reputation across various audiences and channels.
  • Deliver timely and proactive strategic advice to our CEO, and wider Executive Team and build integral partnerships to advise on communication matters.
  • Identify and optimise opportunities to protect and enhance G8 Education’s reputation.
  • Ensure quality of all G8 Education’s public relations and communication materials
  • Provide communication support to manage issues or incidents with integrity and in a way which maintains trust in the organisation
  • Collaboratively oversee the communications calendar to ensure communications are timed for greatest impact, reflect business priorities and our communications framework.
  • Develop and implement a social media content plan for G8 Education’s corporate social media channels
  • Develop and implement communications plans to promote community partnership initiatives internally and externally
  • Coordinate G8 Education’s corporate presence at sector conferences and provide communications support


About You

You thrive in a fast-paced and engaging work environment, valuing strong partnerships, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. As someone who takes ownership of outcomes, you embrace the complexity and challenges that come with this role, while maintaining an agile and result-driven mindset. To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills and experiences:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a PR and communications role ideally within a large-scale organisation.
  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills for internal and external audiences, including outstanding copywriting, proofreading and the ability to provide direction on design and production
  • Proven record in developing and delivering integrated communications programs across internal and external audiences
  • Experience in managing complex issues and crises
  • Strong interpersonal leadership skills and project management
  • Experience or ability to quickly embrace various communications platforms and technologies, including internal and external channels
  • Flexibility to undertake domestic travel and out of business hours communications is required
  • Hold, or be willing to obtain, a valid working with children check

Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive salary package
  • Work From Home & Hybrid working conditions encouraged.  
  • Flexibility to travel to both Support Office locations, Brisbane CBD and Gold Coast.
  • Career development opportunities as part of a large ASX-listed company
  • Flexible working arrangements and role autonomy
  • Access a 50% discount on early education and childcare fees at any G8 Education Centre.
  • Exclusive access to our employee benefits program covering a wide range of discounts and promotions. 

This is a rare opportunity; if you want a diverse, challenging and personally fulfilling role, apply now! 

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only.  G8 Education reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible. 

G8 Education is a committed advocate for child protection, safety and wellbeing. We have zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm. The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our priority and all team members are expected to embrace this shared commitment. All G8 Education employees will need to hold a relevant Working with Children Check upon their commencement into the business.


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