NECA - Communications and PR intern

St Leonards, NSW

Job Description

  • Media monitoring and analysis (using the Meltwater media platform*).
  • Writing and distributing member communications (using the Swift Digital e-newsletter platform*).
  • Administering NECA National’s social media platforms – currently Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Writing and creating posts/campaigns to support NECA’s activities.
  • Creating and maintaining the NECA activity calendar.
  • Creating and publishing content to the NECA website and intranet site via a Content Management System CMS.
  • Producing communications for NECA events and training – invitations and reminders, RSVP tracking and reporting (using the Swift Digital portal*).
  • Assisting with surveys and reports to provide insight into the effectiveness of NECA’s communications.

*Training provided


Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Understanding of communications/marketing/public relations
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal
  • Social Media savvy – able to generate Social Media posts that support business objectives and generate awareness and profile.
  • Confident in learning and using online marketing, communication and CMS platforms.
  • Knowledge of HTML coding an advantage.


Desired Experience/Business Skills

  • Friendly and willing-to-help with a hands-on approach.
  • Collaborative approach – to working with people across NSW and interstate.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to conduct basic research and develop analytic reports.
  • An appreciation of deadlines.
  • A preparedness to ask for help when needed.


Qualifications - Australian University Degree

  • Communications/Marketing/Media/Journalism
  • Business/Commerce/Management
  • Combined Business/Computer Science

Must be enrolled in an Australian University.


This is a part time role- up to 2.5 days per week for 12 months, scholarship amount $16,000 tax free.

Flexible according to university commitments – part time during term/exam time and full time during holidays is ideal.


  • Type

    Work Integrated Learning

  • Company


  • Scholarship Amount


  • Undergrad or Postgrad


  • Length

    12 months

  • Working hours

    Part time

  • Required residency

    Australian citizen or permanent resident

  • Application closing date


  • Expected start date


  • Location

    St Leonards, NSW