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Legal & Ext Relations
External Relations Manager
Sydney City & East
Permanent Full Time

We’re courageous. We’re open to new ideas and thinking about how we do things differently, taking personal responsibility to make things happen.


We are currently looking for an External Relations Manager to join our team in a permanent capacity. Reporting through to the External Relations Director, you will be responsible for executing our external corporate communications strategies. This role has a strong focus on telling Lion’s story across all external channels, including traditional and social media.  You will work closely with the wider External Relations team where your role intersects with policy and regulatory affairs and Lion’s sustainability strategy, as well as partnering our marketing teams on consumer brand PR campaigns.


Your proven experience in communications strategy development and execution, great media relations skills, sound judgement and a strong understanding of the media and political landscape will set you up for success. Your learning agility, collaborative approach and adaptability will be key.


Knowledge and experience needed for the position:

  • In-house or agency Corporate Affairs and Communications experience.
  • Strong media networks across business and general news media and sound knowledge of the media landscape.
  • Sound judgement and understanding of reputation matters.
  • Experience in crisis communication and managing media issues.
  • Ability to work autonomously to tight timeframes and juggle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to engage with and form strong relationships (trusted and credible) with internal and external stakeholders.


In return, you will join a supportive team who are focused on providing best practice capability programs to develop personally and professionally, and a company who genuinely cares about their people.


What else in it for you?

  • Opportunity to be part of a fantastic, sociable industry and work across a portfolio of iconic beverage brands
  • Flexible working arrangements to enable work-life balance
  • Career development, mentoring programs and genuine career progression opportunities
  • Competitive salary package including annual bonus program
  • Collaborative environment that celebrates achievements, diversity, and culture
  • Equal access to 12 weeks paid parental leave


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