Communications Manager, Australia (contract) at Nextdoor
Sydney, AU

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Nextdoor’s mission is to provide a trusted platform where neighbors work together to build stronger, safer, happier communities, all over the world.

Nextdoor’s Communications team is looking for a high-energy, organised, and passionate Communications Manager to assist our team with day-to-day activities.

We’re looking for someone who has strong oral and written communication skills and is well connected in Australian media circles. This candidate should be detail-oriented, comfortable multitasking, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Social media/digital experience is a plus as is passion for community and technology. If you’re looking for a high-visibility, high-impact position, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch local and national media on Nextdoor success stories
  • Track and save all media coverage of Nextdoor
  • Write for the Nextdoor blog
  • Research news trends on local and national levels
  • Manage social media accounts
  • Connect with Nextdoor members to learn about their experiences on Nextdoor
  • Research and compile local and national media lists
  • Help with event support and coordination

Requirements:

  • Experience in Public Relations/Communications
  • University graduate who has completed a degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Marketing, or an equivalent degree
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic design skills are a plus
  • Social media proficient
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite
  • Competent in Keynote/Google Slides
  • Ability to multitask and work well with team members in a fast-paced environment
  • Deep interest in national/local news, trends, community, and social media
  • Passion for Nextdoor’s product and mission

Benefits

  • The opportunity to work with a collaborative and entrepreneurial team on a powerful mission to change the world, one neighbourhood at a time
  • Phone/internet benefits
  • Snacks/drinks and Apple products
  • Flexible work environment

 Note: this is a contract position with consideration for a full time position