John Church
I have more than 25 years experience in marketing, advertising and communications and offer a wide range of skills and expertise.
John Church
John Church
I have more than 25 years experience in marketing, advertising and communications and offer a wide range of skills and expertise.

Background

My career has been focussed on marketing and public relations, combining extensive journalistic experience with advertising and digital communications strategies.

Key areas of achievement include:

1. Experienced journalist – TV and radio, reporting and presenting.

2. Experienced advertising and marketing executive – proven ability to manage and execute hundreds of multi-media campaigns for a diverse range of clients

3. Proven managerial skills – managing small, multi-disciplinary teams, sub-contractors and suppliers. This includes managing budgets, timelines, quality control recruitment and team development

4. Excellent writing skills – media releases, publicity, speeches, corporate video scripts, social media content, issues management, government relations, internal communications and annual reports

5. Advocacy – political advocacy, community consultation and stakeholder management experience

6. Masters Degree qualified – MBA with distinction

Experience

Ward 1 Councillor
Newcastle City Council
September 2017 – Present


PRD Newcastle

Head of Marketing and Business Development
PRDnationwide – Newcastle and Lake Macquarie
October 2015 – Present


ChurchComm

Director
Churchcomm PR
March 1999 – September 2015 (16 years 7 months) • Newcastle, Australia
Public Relations and Corporate Communications


John Church Advertising

Director
John Church Advertising Pty Ltd
May 1995 – September 2015 (20 years 5 months) • Broadmeadow, Australia
Advertising, Marketing, Websites, Video and Social Media


Worldwide Online Printing

Director
Worldwide Online Printing
July 2001 – December 2010 (9 years 6 months) • Newcastle, Australia
Printing Franchise


NBN Television

Journalist and News Presenter
NBN Television
1982 – 2007 (25 years)


Corporate Communications Director
Peach Advertising Pty Ltd
1992 – 1995 (3 years) • Newcastle, Australia

Contact

Contact Details
0414 294 944
john@johnchurch.com.au