Media and Communications Manager at Wisr

Media & Communications, Full Time, Sydney, NSW sydney full-time
Posted 29 days ago

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Working at Wisr
As a purpose-led organisation on a mission to bring people closer to financial wellness, we truly believe in what we do and every person who joins our team plays a part in our success. By practising what we preach (hello, $500 wellness reimbursement, 1:1 coaching via Uprise and unlimited Udemy learning!), you are empowered to own your role, your development and the space that you play in.

We value psychological wellbeing and safety, fostering a high-performing culture which enables continuous learning and growth. Our hiring and interviewing process is designed for you to showcase your experience, skills and passion and take great pride in not just ‘ticking a box’. If this role resonates with you, we want to hear from you. 

We are a people first business and flexibility is key to that – whether you prefer to be in our beautiful office space full time or prefer to work in a hybrid manner, we don’t mind!

About the job
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing ASX-listed fintech with a focus on managing Media Relations end-to-end across the company. This role plays a critical role in communicating the Wisr story and strongly positioning the company with relevant media stakeholders as part of a broader media relations strategy. 

This is a key role in our Media, Communications and Brand team, acting as a trusted advisor to the wider Executive team by providing insight on Media Relations strategies, initiatives and key issues that may arise. 

Key responsibilities include: 
• Planning, and executing Wisr’s external communications strategy.
• Managing the media office across consumer, business, and investor alongside media partnership arrangements.
• Delivering media and ASX reporting materials including ASX results, announcements, media releases, investor materials, and other collateral.
• Identifying, coordinating and managing speaking, presentation, and awards opportunities for company leaders and business units.
• Building impactful relationships with media, journalists, producers, and key industry groups and associations.
• Managing media briefings and spokespeople training, as well as preparing executive stakeholders and customers for media opportunities.
• Managing issues as needed. 
• Media coverage and activity reporting.

About you 
You are a confident and experienced Media Relations and Communications professional with a strong background working in a similar role either in-house with an ASX-listed business or within an agency environment. You are a strong communicator with the ability to establish and maintain effective stakeholder relationships, both internally and externally. 

You love taking ownership of the media relations and communications function, proactively identifying opportunities for company growth alongside an ability to showcase the value of media relations to the wider business. By leveraging your current (and future) media relationships, you are an expert in building company recognition and understanding across all channels. 

What you’ll bring

• Demonstrated experience working with senior executives and external stakeholders
• Highly experienced ideally within an ASX-listed company or similar
• Excellent project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple moving parts
• Strong written short-form and long-form communication skills
• Knowledge of the financial services industry is advantageous with the ability to distil complex information into easily digestible content
• Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail
• Strong existing media relationships as well as the ability to continue nurturing Wisr’s existing relationships

Some of Our Perks & Benefits
• Flexible and hybrid working
• $500 every year to spend on your wellbeing
• Access via WHEREFIT to discounted gym memberships, corporate discounts for wellbeing products and more!
• Generous paid parental leave to support your transition to parenthood
• Unlimited Udemy access to learn new skills
• Regular social events and awesome team offsites
• Access to our Employee Assistance Program, Uprise with up to 6 coaching sessions per year

Our Why, What and How 
We are a proudly purpose-led ASX-listed fintech on a mission to bring people closer to financial wellness and make a real difference in the world, starting right here in Australia. By building products and experiences designed to have a positive impact on the financial health and lives of our customers, we are inching ever-closer to achieving our purpose. 

We offer smarter, fairer loans that help people kick their goals sooner, a nifty round up tool to help people get out of debt and save even faster, and a dashboard that helps people track and improve their credit scores.

The better we do this, the more positive change and impact we can have on our customers. Now is the time to join one of Australia’s fastest growing fintechs and make an impact.

Wisr Values
• Courageously ask, “What if?”: We challenge the status quo, and we know that decisions that make us smarter, stronger, faster, more innovative always start with a “What if?”.
• ❤️ for the customer: Our internal and external customers are at the center of everything we do. We genuinely have their best interests at heart.
• Smarter parts together: We believe the real magic happens when we bring together the right mix of Smart Parts and work as a team. 
• Be a stunning colleague: It’s not just about excelling in our roles, but also going the extra mile to make our colleagues and Wisr shine too. 
• Growth over comfort: We love learning, and we always find opportunities to learn something new whether it is facing a fear or pushing through something uncomfortable to level up. 

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