About us


Australia Zoo Education Programadopt an animal Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors

Online Employment Application

Public Relations Manager

Department: Marketing

Crikey!! Do you have what it takes to join the Australia Zoo Marketing Crew?! Are you looking for your dream job combining your passion for conservation and talent in PR?!

Australia Zoo is seeking a public relations extraordinaire to manage everything to do with communications. You will oversee all publicity and public relation activity for Australia Zoo and the conservation brands, including (but not limited to) the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, Australia Zoo Rescue Unit, Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors, the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve and international conservation projects.

You will have knowledge and understanding of how social media can be harnessed, with the ability to build strong relationships both internally and with relevant media outlets. If you understand that khaki is not a colour but an attitude, we want to hear from you!

Essential Criteria
• Minimum of 3 years within a public relations role with team leading experience
• A demonstrated ability to work in a high-pressure, flexible environment and to deliver all communications to a high level
• A relevant tertiary qualification in communications, marketing or a related discipline
• Knowledge and experience of writing, editing and preparing content for numerous channels
• Experience with and an understanding of content management systems is an advantage
• Experience with social networking
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Well developed organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks
• A high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate and communicate effectively with staff at all levels
• Salary will be dependent on the successful applicant

Applicants must be enthusiastic, mature-minded, confident, well-presented and able to demonstrate a high level of work-ethic and initiative.

To apply, please send your resume to We thank all applicants in advance. Applicants successful for interviews will be contacted.


Apply for this job below. Applications close 8th of April 2018

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.