Working as an Advertising and Media coordinator in the forest and wood products industry, you will be working in one of Australia’s dynamic and sustainable industries. If you enjoy challenges and diverse opportunities then this industry is for you.
The tasks would vary between companies but could include the following duties:
Placement of all advertising electronic, online and traditional advertising or working with a media placement agency
Preparation of editorial and advertising copy
Preparation of images for all advertising and editorial
Preparation of copy for all company collateral
Manage evaluation of campaigns
Prepare reports on results
Prepare briefs and action plans
Work with other departments to set objectives and messaging
The media and advertising coordinator would be responsible for the external public face of the organisation, manage the brand and meet targets.
You will have excellent communication skills, able to multi-tasks, strong time management skills, strong analytical skills, strong negotiation skills and high level of attention to detail.
Relevant Diploma or Degree qualifications plus experience in similar role.
Many organisations use advertising whether at the production, manufacturing or sales stage.
As a Timber Product Adviser you’ll be working with people and one of the world’s most environmentally friendly building materials – sustainably sourced timber.
You could be helping architects, engineers, builders, tradespeople and DIY’ers who want to do everything from design with timber to building a pet’s kennel.
A Timber Product Advisor could work in an office or retail environment providing advice to customers, on or offsite.
More senior roles that you could progress to include:
sales and marketing
The job responsibilities vary according to the role. However, maintaining your product knowledge, providing accurate relevant advice and working safely at all times are essential.
Generally speaking people in this role like working with other people, are interested in timber and the technical side of building.
Many people begin as a trainee and gain further qualifications as they go. Jobs at Certificate II or III qualification (combining on-and off-the-job training).
Employers in the forest and wood products industry are very supportive of ongoing training and skills development.
Potential employers include merchandising outlets ranging from ‘corner shop' timber and hardware stores to large national chains. Most reasonably sized towns in Australia have a timber and hardware store, so with skills and experience of this job you can work and live almost anywhere.