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Administration & Public Relations Officer

Job No: 70409
Location: Port Pirie, SA

  • Join a young and vibrant school faculty in Port Pirie, SA, the city of opportunity!
  • Attractive remuneration of $53,985 p.a. pro rata!
  • Work within regular school hours, allowing a great work/life balance and time off during school holidays!
  • Great entry level role, with full time or part time hours available!

About the Organisation 

Mid North Christian College is a young and vibrant school located in friendly Port Pirie, SA. With 270 students from Foundation through to Year 12, and 45 teaching and non-teaching staff, this modern campus is dedicated to providing high quality education in a caring, Christian community.

The family-like environment of the school, combined with a close knit team of committed Christian staff who bring both experience and innovation to the curriculum, make Mid North Christian College a great place for a career to grow and flourish while making a real impact and becoming a respected member of the local community.

About Port Pirie

Sometimes referred to as the gateway to the Southern Flinders Ranges, Port Pirie is a growing city home to 16,000 people. Boasting all the services and facilities that you would expect from a major regional centre, but without the rat race of a busy metropolitan city, Port Pirie offers its residents lifestyle choices so rarely seen. Where else can you live in the foothills of the beautiful Flinders Ranges and be able to get to work in less time than you would normally spend just waiting for public transport in the city? Surrounded by rural towns, each more picturesque than the last, you'll be spoiled for choice when choosing a location for a weekend outing.

About the Opportunity

Mid North Christian College has an exciting opportunity for a full time or part time Administration and Public Relations Officer to join their faculty in Port Pirie, SA.

In this position, you will be able to transfer your acquired skills and knowledge, together with your Christian faith into your work life, where you will be responsible for supporting the promotion of the College through a variety of public relations and administration duties.

In addition, the duties of this role may include (but not be limited to):

  • Developing and disseminating promotional materials, including the facilitation of print and television advertising;
  • Producing the fortnightly College Newsletter;
  • Performing reception and clerical duties;
  • Maintaining the College website;
  • Acting as the point of contact for media enquiries; and
  • Administering First Aid.

To be successful in this role, ideally you will have experience and skills in producing marketing materials. If you do not come from a marketing related field or background, but have experience in a relevant or related field, you will have an adaptability for learning new software in order to successfully learn processes in the schools' marketing methods. Some of these software applications include MS Office, page layout and design programs. 

In addition, sound numerical skills such as balancing and receipting will be highly regarded. While beneficial, previous experience in school-based administration is not a requirement of this position.

Mid North Christian College is looking for a skilled, honest individual with integrity who possesses a strong commitment to the Christian faith, has a good understanding of students' needs at different ages and enjoys working with a diverse range of age groups. The successful candidate will have well developed written communication skills and a high level of attention to detail, enabling them to produce written materials to a very high standard. Interpersonal skills, confidence and adaptability will be essential when liaising with the media and other stakeholders to promote a positive and professional image of the College to the wider community.

This role will suit a highly organised individual, who can bring flexibility and initiative to all their tasks. A strong work ethic, and the ability to perform well whether unsupervised or as part of a team is essential.

Please note: The successful applicant will be required to undertake training to gain their Senior First Aid certificate and Mandated Notification, if they do not already hold these.

If you are looking for an excellent opportunity to really cement your PR career in a supportive Christian environment — this is the position for you!

About the Benefits

This is a rare role that is open to those just beginning their public relations careers as well as those more experienced candidates, with the salary negotiable based on skills and experience. 

With flexible and negotiable hours available, the successful candidate will achieve a perfect work/life balance. They will also benefit professionally, as Mid North Christian College not only provides but encourages professional growth and development opportunities.

The successful candidate will enjoy attractive remuneration of $53,985 per annum (pro rata, for a part-time appointment) negotiable dependent on qualifications and experience as well as the number of weeks worked per year, plus superannuation. In addition, a fantastic range of benefits including generous Long Service Leave accrual and school holidays off will be offered!

Join this family-like organisation and embrace living the way that it was intended — in pleasant surrounds, with a supportive team and in a role where staff really make a difference in the lives of young people and the community as a whole. 

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for — Apply Now!

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