We are looking for a casual Assistant Publicist!

The successful candidate will be working on exciting campaigns and actively engaging media on a national level.



  • Liaising with domestic and national media
  • Maintaining excellent working relations with media, including local and national newspapers, magazines, radio, television and online
  • Scheduling interviews
  • Organising media placement and reviews
  • Other duties as set, including administration


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional phone manner
  • Excellent computer skills
  • An understanding of the media and its structures
  • Professional writing skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Initiative and ability to work unsupervised
  • Must have previous paid publicity / or media experience required (1-2 years minimum).

June start. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

This role will be based in our office on a casual or contract basis for an initial period of up to 2 months. There is an opportunity for flexible working hours to fit in with other commitments such as school drop-off / pick-up, etc. There is an opportunity for this role to evolve into a more permanent position.

To apply for this role, please email (no phone calls please) your resume with your contact phone number and a cover letter outlining your skills & experience to jobs@hotoffthepress.com.au with job reference WebAP0519.