November 24, 2017
• Work on communication projects that matter
• Diverse role including strategic communications, campaigns, events, digital and media relations
• High profile PR and social change projects
• Great work environment and supportive team, with opportunity for growth and career progression
• South Melbourne location
South Melbourne based communications agency - Think HQ - is looking for an experienced PR professional to join the team as a Senior Account Manager.
We’re looking for a smart, strategic communicator with strong media relations, campaign planning and project management experience to join our team. Working with clients in government, not-for-profit and philanthropic organisations, you will lead project delivery and develop impactful communication materials that promote important social issues.
As a key client contact, this role involves:
• PR campaign planning and creative direction
• Project management
• Content development
• Media relations
May 24, 2017
We sat down with Account Executive, Lauren Stanhope. Here she offers a few tips on securing your first job!
Congratulations on your promotion to Account Executive! What have you enjoyed most about your experience at Think HQ so far?
Thank you! I think the thing I like most is working with such a supportive and collaborative team. Beginning your first job straight out of uni is daunting and you never quite know what to expect, but the Think HQ team have made me feel so welcome! I’ve also really liked being able to work on such a variety of projects across the not for profit, government and social change spaces. It’s been a very busy year, but I'm looking forward to what lies ahead!
What's been the greatest challenge you've found working in a PR and Communications agency?
I found time management to be a challenge, particularly in my first few months on the job. Learning to prioritise when several projects are all due at once can be quite stressful. Uni equips you with all the...Read More
October 05, 2016
Last night I had the pleasure of hosting and moderating a panel event for more than 70 PR and communication students, from universities across Victoria. Joining me on the panel were three incredible speakers, Chris Burns, Fiona McGregor and Alex Lefley, who told students what to expect in your first few years in the communication industry. Their stories, tips and advice were great and probably things we can all relate to.
Here are my top ten takeaways from the night.
1. University will not prepare you for work life
Full time work will be a shock to your system. While universities will arm you with skills and knowledge, you will most likely have little idea of what you’re doing when working on your first few projects. Understand that the first few months will be particularly challenging, and that is completely normal. Do your best.
2. Learn how to be an active listener
You might think you have the answers and know the best way to do things, but you probably don’t. In the first...Read More