Media, Advertising & PR Graduate Jobs

Jobs in media, advertising and public relations have changed markedly over the past decade. Technology has been the major factor in this change and the type of graduate jobs available is a reflection. All businesses need some form of advertising and the digital and social marketing is a growth industry.

Types of graduate jobs/roles

Common graduate roles include:

  • Advertising Specialist
  • Salesperson
  • Market Researcher
  • Copywriter
  • Digital and Social Media Specialist
  • Adwords Specialist
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Marketing Professional
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Media Advisor
  • Account Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Website Developer

How to find work and apply

If you are interested in a career in advertising it is worth checking out the Communications Council website. They offer a sought-after 12-month graduate program in Sydney and Melbourne. Applications close in October each year, for a January start.

Top advertising agencies such as Clemenger BBDO (Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne), DDB (Sydney), BWM (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide) and BMF (Sydney) also offer positions to media, advertising and public relations graduates.

Google has a graduate program in Sydney for graduates from a range of disciplines. When weighing up their options, media, advertising and public relations graduates should consider Google seriously as a means to learn how the internet (the most important advertising medium!) operates. Applications for the graduate program closes in November each year for start dates in January or July.

Competitiveness

Entry into high-level jobs is very competitive but, as all businesses require some form of advertising, keep your eyes open and you will find or create an opportunity for yourself. Networking can be an effective means of finding a job in this sector.

Location

Capital cities will have the most positions available for media, advertising and PR graduates, with Sydney and Melbourne topping the list.

Average graduate salaries

The medium starting salaries for most media, advertising and PR graduate jobs is between $45k and $50k.

 

Find the best Media, Advertising & PR Graduate Jobs

SAS technology allow its customers to achieve results in a wide range of diverse industries.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
The role will be based in the SAS Australia Head office in Lane Cove. Training will be conducted in the Global Head office in North Carolina, USA.

SAS Products allow its customers to achieve results in a wide range of diverse industries.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
This role will be based in either Melbourne or Sydney. The Training will be conducted in the SAS Global Head Office in North Carolina, USA.
Closing
31 July 2017

At ALDI, our people are the key to our success. Our comprehensive 18 month Graduate Program will kick-start your career and fast-track your path to retail leadership. ALDI - Where the CHALLENGE is as big as the REWARD.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$85K -$152K package including superannuation +Car
Location
NSW, VIC, QLD, WA, SA, ACT - Both Regional and Metro Areas

Businesses that partner with Google come in all shapes, sizes and market caps, and no one Google advertising solution works for all.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney
Closing
19 May 2017

Are you a motivated graduate who is driven to set and achieve goals? Are you interested in disrupting the consulting space and working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment?

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney

We're looking for fresh-thinking, high-performing graduates with a strong desire to shape Australia's communications and creative industries landscapes.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Starting salary from $60,182 per annum
Location
Canberra
Closing
28 May 2017

Exciting opportunities for graduates of all disciplines engaging with education policy and supporting schools from our central and regional offices. 

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Market competitive
Location
Various locations throughout Western Australia.

A wide range of opportunities are available to contribute to the management of schools and to support student learning and engagement.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Market competitive
Location
various locations throughout Western Australia

The Australian Army is a versatile and modern team that helps protect our country, our interests and our people both here and overseas. Our core values are built upon courage, initiative, respect and teamwork.

Type
Graduate Jobs

At Ericsson, what YOU bring as an employee shapes our success.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Melbourne and Sydney
Closing
21 May 2017

Are you ready for an empowering and inspiring opportunity? Apply now for Flight Centre's Retail Leadership Graduate Program to get your career on the right path for take-off.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Retainer plus uncapped commission
Location
Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Adelaide, Cairns, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast

IP Australia is a Government agency with a passion for bright ideas. We offer a flexible workplace and rewarding career paths in the fast-growing world of intellectual property (IP).

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Canberra - Melbourne

Right now we have graduate roles open in all our businesses. Whether it’s a career in Consulting, Digital, Technology or Operations you are looking for Accenture has opportunities in all.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Competitive
Closing
28 April 2017

The Treasury Graduate Program offers recent university graduates the opportunity to join Australia's leading economic policy adviser.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$63,259
Location
Canberra
Closing
1 May 2017

Do you want to make a real contribution to the success of Australia? PM&C offers exciting and fulfilling work at the heart of government with career development opportunities difficult to find elsewhere.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Roles are primarily located in Canberra however opportunities may also be available in our Regional Network.
Closing
1 May 2017

Participate in a world-class training program. Gain valuable skills with global qualifications. Join the team that’s been recognized as one of the industry-leading early-in-career development programs for top university graduates from around the world! 

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
North Sydney, New South Wales

Graduating this year? Already graduated? We want you!!

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$57,733
Location
Canberra
Closing
30 April 2017

This role is suited to a new business hunter who is able to instantly build rapport with senior level executives across a wide variety of market sectors.

What you'll do:

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$45000 + super + commission
Location
Sydney CBD

At Criterion Conferences , we do our own independent research to produce quality and relevant conferences and workshops across a variety of industry within Australia.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
55,000++
Location
Sydney CBD

About Allegis Group

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Competitive base salary + uncapped commission
Location
Sydney, CBD & Sydney, Baulkham Hills