Social Media Coordinator

The Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) is one of Australia's most prestigious Sports, Hospitality, Events, and Property Development companies. As well as running elite horse racing at Caulfield, Ladbrokes Park (Sandown), and Mornington Racecourses, we own 13 pub venues under the Pegasus Leisure Group (PLG), an emerging collection of owned events such as The Peninsula Picnic and the MRC Foundation, our charitable arm.Join the Marketing department at the Melbourne Racing Club as our full-time Social Media Coordinator. Based at Caulfield Racecourse, this role will be responsible for managing the implementation of the MRCs social media strategy across our owned racing and non-racing channels, including content development and execution.Responsibilities Assist in developing the business social media strategy with a channel-specific approachGenerate innovative content to be housed across MRC’s social media platforms to convey information and excite the Club’s members and prospectsDevelop detailed social media plans and content calendars for all social media platforms across racing and non-racing assetsIntegrate various marketing initiatives and abide by brand guidelines across all content producedEnsure partners, sponsors and stakeholder commitments are represented as agreedAct as the primary contact for all social media enquiries to foster positive relationships and provide accurate and timely information to consumersSkills & Experience Tertiary qualification in Journalism, Media, Marketing, or related disciplineMinimum 1 years’ experience in a similar rolePrior experience in content development and execution preferably in a sport or event capacityUnderstanding of key marketing and design principlesKnowledge of key industry players, general racing knowledge well regarded What’s in it for you?Free onsite parking or a short walk from Caulfield StationOngoing learning & development opportunities through the organisation wide DRIVE Development programAccess to our year round well-being initiatives including our Employee Assistance Program for staff and familyFlexible working arrangements to support a work-life balanceDiscounts across our family of brands and free tickets to a wide range of eventsDiscounted coffee at Caulfield Glasshouse located next to our Head OfficePaid Volunteer and Parental LeaveMelbourne Racing Club values differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientations and encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role.  70000 AUD Melbourne 3000

Social Media Coordinator

The Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) is one of Australia's most prestigious Sports, Hospitality, Events, and Property Development companies. As well as running elite horse racing at Caulfield, Ladbrokes Park (Sandown), and Mornington Racecourses, we own 13 pub venues under the Pegasus Leisure Group (PLG), an emerging collection of owned events such as The Peninsula Picnic and the MRC Foundation, our charitable arm.

Join the Marketing department at the Melbourne Racing Club as our full-time Social Media Coordinator. Based at Caulfield Racecourse, this role will be responsible for managing the implementation of the MRCs social media strategy across our owned racing and non-racing channels, including content development and execution.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing the business social media strategy with a channel-specific approach
  • Generate innovative content to be housed across MRC’s social media platforms to convey information and excite the Club’s members and prospects
  • Develop detailed social media plans and content calendars for all social media platforms across racing and non-racing assets
  • Integrate various marketing initiatives and abide by brand guidelines across all content produced
  • Ensure partners, sponsors and stakeholder commitments are represented as agreed
  • Act as the primary contact for all social media enquiries to foster positive relationships and provide accurate and timely information to consumers

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Journalism, Media, Marketing, or related discipline
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Prior experience in content development and execution preferably in a sport or event capacity
  • Understanding of key marketing and design principles
  • Knowledge of key industry players, general racing knowledge well regarded

 What’s in it for you?

  • Free onsite parking or a short walk from Caulfield Station
  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities through the organisation wide DRIVE Development program
  • Access to our year round well-being initiatives including our Employee Assistance Program for staff and family
  • Flexible working arrangements to support a work-life balance
  • Discounts across our family of brands and free tickets to a wide range of events
  • Discounted coffee at Caulfield Glasshouse located next to our Head Office
  • Paid Volunteer and Parental Leave

Melbourne Racing Club values differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientations and encourages all suitable applicants to apply for this role. 

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below.