Date: June 16, 2008

Communications Officer

National Sporting Organisation Exciting and Varied Position Exceptional Career Development Opportunity 4 month contract with view to permanency Golf Australia is the National Sporting Organisation for golf in Australia & the governing body for amateur golf. Golf Australia s goal is to raise the level of interest & participation in the game from grassroots golfers through to the elite levels, spectators, volunteers and associated industry bodies. An exceptional opportunity has arisen to play a key role in a progressive team. As a budding communications specialist, you will work across all facets of media relations and a wide variety of written and web-based communications. You will provide hands-on communications advice to all areas of the business, manage the Golf Australia website and play a major role in the promotion and media management of golf tournaments (including the Australian Opens). Some interstate travel may be required. The successful candidate will have: Tertiary qualifications in Public Relations, Communications and/or Journalism; 2-3 years experience in public relations/media/communications; Exceptional written and oral communication skills; Impeccable attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure; Sound organisational skills with proficiency in Microsoft software packages. Basic html and photoshop skills would be a distinct advantage; Demonstrated ability to pitch innovative story ideas to media; Strong media contacts; A passion for sport with a keen interest in golf. This role has an immediate start and will offer the right candidate career growth and an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic team in the sports industry. To apply, please send your resume and covering letter via email to quoting the job title in the subject line. Applications close Friday June 20, 2008.