WPP AUNZ is hiring for new roles after comms redundancies

Chris Pash
By Chris Pash | 22 February 2021

WPP AUNZ is advertising for a corporate PR and an internal communication manager after making redundant two long-term media and communications specialists.

Earlier this month the local arm of the global advertising company restructured its group communications functions, shedding Rebecca Tilly and Sandra Renowden, who shared a role working remotely, one from Adelaide and the other the NSW Southern Highlands.

The follows the appointment in September last year of Toby Hemming as head of communications and marketing.

The advertised PR manager role: "This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced corporate communications professional who ideally understands the advertising, marketing, technology and media landscape to continue to strengthen WPP’s corporate and brand reputation across Australia and New Zealand.

"Reporting to the Head of Communications and Marketing, you will use your strong communications experience to clearly and consistently engage teams across our brands and corporate functions."

LinkedIn shows four applicants for the role posted at the weekend. 

Part fo the role includes to "support the head of communications and marketing in developing group media relations" and to "partner with WPP AUNZ’s multiple brands and stakeholders to deliver B2B PR strategy across AUNZ consumer and trade media".

The company is also advertising for an internal communications manager, again reporting to the head of communications and marketing.

"This opportunity will see you working and engaging with senior leaders across our corporate functions and brands as part of a dedicated team of communications specialists," the job ad says. 

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