Public Relations & Communications Manager


APRA AMCOS is an innovative organisation that is committed to extending our reach and expanding our breadth of music rights management.

As we continue to grow, the Marketing, Communications and Events division is seeking a seasoned and highly skilled Public Relations & Communications Manager to join the team to manage publicity campaigns and external communications that further build APRA AMCOS’ profile, influence and support of its members. This is a permanent full time opportunity preferably in Sydney, however candidates from outside of Sydney will be considered.

Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, Membership, the Publicity & Communications Manager will work closely with multiple senior stakeholders to develop, strategise and activate end-to-end publicity campaigns that deliver strategic communication to APRA AMCOS members, key stakeholders in government and business, media, music industry, and, more broadly, the general public in a creative, clear, impactful and engaging way.

Your primary responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Media Relations: Develop and nurture strong relationships with media powerhouses across all mediums to secure positive coverage. Formulate, write, build and distribute media releases, pitch and build profiles of key spokespeople/talent with media outlets across TV, print, radio, online and social globally
  • Content Strategy: Curate captivating content in line with the APRA AMCOS brand for media releases, social media platforms and articles in collaboration with the Content Producer and Senior Content Manager.
  • Event Publicity: Enhance public profile and plan, manage, and implement national and international publicity campaigns for APRA AMCOS’ three annual awards events: APRA Music Awards, Art Music Awards and Screen Music Awards.
  • Internal Stakeholder Management: Collaborate seamlessly with senior executives and internal teams on end-to-end media campaigns and enquiries.
  • Brand Management: Grow the APRA AMCOS brand public profile and reputation in line with the organisations’s long-term strategy through consistent messaging and communication efforts.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in public relations and communications
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills with attention to detail
  • Proven track record working at an advanced level with key stakeholders and media
  • Ability to manage competing priorities while focusing on work quality
  • Experience in turning ideas and plans into successfully implemented actions
  • Agility to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think strategically and be hands on at the same time

What You’ll Love:

  • Incredible in-house music performances from our members (you’ll never know who’ll drop in)
  • A friendly and collaborative work environment. Our team thrives on our values of collaboration, respect, skill, imagination, and accountability.
  • Hybrid work options, combining the convenience of remote work with in-office collaboration
  • Generous employee benefits such as: learning and development programs; 18 weeks paid parental leave; discounted private health benefits; novated lease vehicles arrangements; access to financial services; employee assistance programs and more.

How to Apply: 

If you feel this role is for you, please submit your application via Bamboo ( by COB Monday 1 April 2024. Please include a short cover letter outlining your relevant experience along with an up-to-date resume. Applicants must also articulate platforms they have managed and clearly outline their involvement.