Government Relations & Corporate Communications Manager
Marketing & Communications
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Hi! And thanks for stopping by!
We’re MYOB, a business management platform designed to unleash the potential of businesses across Australia and New Zealand! As the #originalstartup, our roots are in finance and accounting software, but today we are so much more. We help our Aussie and Kiwi customers unleash their full potential, giving them the tools to Start, Survive and Succeed: all in the one place.
We’re always on the hunt for those who bring a different perspective, diversity of thought and the drive to make our culture even better. Take your career to a new dimension at MYOB.
About the Team
Our Unified marketing team is here to drive un-believe-able results for the business. They create demand in market for MYOB and engage AU & NZ businesses when it matters most to either acquire or retain them. They’re dedicated to delivering value for our customers by understanding their business pain points, and needs and ensuring we deliver them value at every stage of their journey.
The Government Relations & Communications Specialist enhances MYOB’s corporate reputation through the development of content for government relations and advocacy initiatives aligned with MYOB’s strategic goals, objectives and leadership initiatives.
This role supports the Corporate Affairs team across both Australia and New Zealand by creating materials which shape policy positions, minimise risk and a build a positive perception of our brand
Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must. You're a great writer and can make complex materials accessible and easy to understand. You have strong people skills and can work with executive, stakeholders and agencies and can build partnerships with government and industry.
You're good at both traditional and new communications and can handle a complex and fast-paced environment. You can quickly react to news and updates and turn them into actions for your team. Experience in PR campaigns, issues management, and corporate communications is highly valued, as well as the ability to manage complex projects.
You'll like working with different teams and finding ways to achieve shared goals. Enjoy the opportunity to communicate and present complex ideas in a simple way to a wide range of stakeholders. Opportunities to influence, persuade and connect excite you, as well as the chance to work interpedently or as part as a group.
You are careful and precise, but approach tasks with energy and enthusiasm. You are motivated to solve problems, can adapt quickly to changing conditions and keep your eyes on the market, the customers, and the competition to spot opportunities and challenges.
Our Culture & Benefits
Our values have stood the test of time. If you want to work and collaborate where opinions are valued, and your ideas can make a difference, come to a place where Your Work Matters.
🎯 Do your best work in a flexible work environment, right down to financial assistance to set up your home office…it’s called Flexperience, and it’s designed by you and your team!
🎯 Our partnership with Smiling Mind helps support the wellbeing of our team members and customers
🎯 Drive your own learning via conferences, in-house training, LinkedIn Learning, study assistance and a strong focus on leaders creating a learning environment
🎯 A multitude of leave options including up to an additional four weeks of purchased leave, generous parental leave, domestic violence leave, transgender leave, volunteer leave, study leave, plus more!
🎯 Communities built around ‘Wellness’, ‘Belonging’ and the ‘Planet’ where you can make a meaningful contribution
🎯 Access to best-in-class discounts and vouchers from leading retailers, and a lot more.
We are proud to be a Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to responding to every applicant.
MYOB are an equal opportunity employer and we champion diversity. Don’t meet every single requirement of this role? Still apply! Research tells us that that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply unless they meet every single requirement. At MYOB we believe that the right hire is someone who makes an addition to our culture, rather than someone who fits in and conforms to our status quo. Moving to ‘Culture Add’ means adding team members who not only value MYOBs standards and workplace culture, but also bring an aspect of diversity that positively contributes to MYOB. So, if you’re excited about this role, or about MYOB, we’d still love to hear from you!