Key Responsibilities

Public Relations (50%)

  • Assist to strategise and plan high quality public relations campaigns for TerraCycle, our brand partners, and Loop.
  • Write and distribute media releases, and pitch to individual journalists as needed.
  • Report results internally and to brands.
  • Build relationships with journalists.
  • Maintain a register of relevant statistics and information about recycling and reuse to assist PR pitches, and business development and account management teams.

Marketing (40%)

  • Grow and engage the network of Community Collection Hubs.
  • Write quarterly newsletters for various audiences.
  • Devise and create engaging, accurate and relevant content for the blog at least fortnightly.
  • Ensure website content is accurate and engaging, and work with Digital Marketing Associate to optimise pages for SEO.
  • Assess viability of, attend, and coordinate staffing at events.
  • Recommend which awards TerraCycle should apply for, and complete the application/submissions.
  • Assist with communication activities around Loop.

Other (10%)

  • Manage charity listings on website and prepare schedule of charity payments every six months for accountant.
  • Provide back-up customer service when Customer Service Associate is unavailable.

Selection criteria:

  • Qualifications in communication.
  • Working knowledge of Australian (and ideally New Zealand) media
  • At least two years’ experience in a PR role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work to a deadline and work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must be thorough and detailed oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient use of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Be willing to travel interstate and internationally.

This is a full time position in Sydney. Salary package is between $60k and $80k depending on experience.

To apply for this role, please send a letter of application addressing the Selection criteria along with your resume and salary expectation via email to, using the subject line: Public Relations Associate.