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Earned Thinker

We’re looking for an Earned Thinker (PR) with 2+ years’ experience to join our team of Thinkers and Tinkers in Melbourne.

Thinkerbell represents the coming together of scientific inquiry and brilliant creativity – or as we like to call it, ‘Measured Magic’. We are an agency of Thinkers and Tinkers and have extensive experience in the worlds of research, strategy, earned, media and creative execution. We have helped some of Australia’s best-known and most loved brands help find their inner magic.

As an agency we are changing the model, however, we are respectful of the technical processes required in any specialist capability, be it media, earned or production, for example. As a Thinker Earned, you thrive on contributing to sound strategic and creative solutions to help our clients build consistent branding, tone, design, and messaging.

Your focus will be on the following:

Ensure a deep understanding of your clients’ business and objectives, craft appropriate communications strategies and identify/implement products to help achieve client goals
Provide Earned support to the Thinkers across all accounts to develop brand and creative strategies that think beyond the standard deliverables
Support with pitches
Monitor quality of presentations / plans and ensure work is accurate and follows Thinkerbell’s processes with fresh thinking and a dose of measured magic
Constantly generating new ideas and opportunities for our clients
Develop and maintain relationships with key media on behalf of clients
Compose and manage earned media strategies and the development of key media materials (ie media releases, media matrix, media lists, spokespersons briefing documents. risk mitigation documents, etc)
Coordinate agency resource to ensure client projects are delivered at the highest quality, on-time and budget to impress our clients
Accurately assess all work of internal and externals partners and more junior team, and provide corrective guidance where necessary
Identify potential production risks and proactively find solutions to address these in advance
Ensure accurate and realistic creative, print, digital, production and other briefs and estimates as necessary
Produce comprehensive and accurate reports and project outlines (e.g. WIPs, project plans, timelines, campaign results etc)
Producing accurate and realistic estimates and invoicing to ensure all work is billed accurately and in a timely manner
Tracking, monitoring and reporting on the status of all jobs as defined by the client
Establish rapport and maintain strong, long-term relationships with your clients
To work on several projects and ideas at once, sometimes under pressure and often to tight deadlines
Keeping up to date with popular culture and trends and ensure we’re not living in a bubble


In the past four years, Thinkerbell has collectively created an exciting culture that’s uniquely ours, built around our promise of ‘measured magic’. We pride ourselves on supporting our Thinkers and Tinkers on their personal and professional journey through Thinkerbell via:

Institute of Measured Magic: We are committed to growing and developing all of our Thinkers and Tinkers through internal and external training via The Institute of Measured Magic.
Mind Expansion Week: We provide up to 5 days of mind expansion for each member of the Thinkerbell team. This is time outside of your normal leave and as long as it’s something to make your brain work better, we’ll happily give you the time to do it!
Mind Blown: We run regular power sessions where we bring in interesting thinkers and leaders from all sorts of areas to keep our work fresh, current and relevant.
Pot of Gold: We offer 5k grants for interesting creative projects undertaken by TKB staff.

Richmond 3121



Please send your CV to emmaoleary@thinkerbell.com


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