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Media and Communications Specialist

Media and Communications Specialist

  • Full time, permanent
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Combine your purpose and your career

Join a team of Mar Comms professionals dedicated to elevating the Bedford brand and sharing the stories of our amazing clients.

About Bedford

Bedford changes the lives of people with disability by building capacity, independence, and wellbeing. We do this by providing a broad suite of NDIS support services including employment opportunities and social participation activities. We offer exceptional tailored services to meet individual goals, in the workplace and in the community. We build healthy relationships, foster skills to last a lifetime, and pride ourselves on providing hands-on support to plan all areas of our customer’s lives. Above all, we promote individual choice and control to empower people with disability to live fulfilled and happy lives.

About the Role

This full time, permanent role is located at our Panorama site and is responsible for increasing the awareness of the Bedford brand through targeted media campaigns. This external communications role will be responsible for coordinating and producing Bedford website content, e-newsletters, and social media.

Other key responsibilities include

  • Plan and coordinate social media activities
  • Produce and maintain content on the Bedford website
  • Provide media-related advice and support to a range of Bedford stakeholders including the CEO
  • Work as part of a team to help produce external publications, such as the Changing Lives magazine
  • Manage Bedford’s brand presence

About You

As an experienced Media and Communications Specialist, you will have developed a high level of written and verbal communication skills and an excellent ability to build relationships with a broad range of stakeholders in a professional setting. You will have a flair for the creative and a positive, can-do attitude.

Other skills and qualities include

  • Tertiary qualifications in Marketing, Communications, or a related discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Proven experience using and managing social media channels for an organisation
  • An ability to collaborate with a team to deliver projects
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite
  • A current driver’s licence
  • Evidence of vaccination with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine or acceptable exemption

What’s in it for you?

  • Generous salary packaging, up to $15,900 tax free p/a
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Onsite parking
  • Access to a Bedford pool car
  • Onsite café and barista

You are encouraged review the full Position Description for this role, available at If you would like to enquire further about this opportunity please contact Vassil Malandris, Senior Manager, Media, Marketing and Communications on 0418 838 967 for a confidential discussion.

To apply for this role, you will need to provide a cover letter outlining what you can bring into this role as well as a current and up to date resume.

Applications close 20th December, 2021.