Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Adelaide
Reference: JO-1912-2946
Contact Name: Briony Trotter
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2020 09:24

Job Description

  • High performance team.
  • SA ultra-premium wine brand.
  • Enjoy generous employee benefits.

About the company:

Internationally acclaimed, Bird in Hand is a modern, contemporary and ultra-premium Adelaide Hills winery, pursuing the ambitious goal of making wines that rank amongst the world’s finest. Much more than a winery, it produces premium quality wines and olive oils as well as hosts a range of bespoke events locally, interstate and across the globe.

Bird in Hand inspires excellence in every aspect of its organisation, with a focus on the wellbeing of its shareholders, staff and the general community.  To achieve its ultimate goal of delivering the experience of excellence, it requires the highest degree of ethics, integrity, honesty and professionalism from all its employees.

About the role:

Reporting directly to the Executive Director (ED), the role will include communicating any messages from the ED through to other staff accurately and appropriately and ensuring the team follow through on actions required.

As Communications Executive, you will be Head of Division 1: Communications and Establishment that holds responsibility for Department of Human Resources, Department of Communications and Department of Information Security.

In this diverse role, you will display initiative and contribute to the future growth of the winery from a human resources perspective.


  • Manage the recruitment, inductions and performance analysis of the organisation
  • Build an internal cultural framework within the organisation
  • Develop, support and deliver consistent human resources and business strategies that benefit the organisation and its stakeholders
  • Internal communication and customer service
  • Develop and maintain policies and practices
  • Ensure company intellectual property is safely stored
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to influence change and ensure they understand and drive business solutions effectively

Skills & experience:

A communications specialist who can quickly build solid relationships, promote innovation and thoughtful solutions and own and execute outstanding communications. You will be able to demonstrate your success in advising, developing, implementing and providing communications services, issues management, executive correspondence and internal communications to ensure effective relationship outcomes for the business. With strong influencing and negotiation skills, you will possess exceptional communication, interpersonal and relational skills to work collaboratively as part of a team and influence a diverse range of internal stakeholders.

Bachelor qualifications will be looked at favourably but not essential. Relevant experience as a Human Resources Manager or Human Resources Executive is also advantageous.

Culture & benefits

A family-owned winery, this organisation has strong drive around developing a positive, collaborative and fun working culture who value staff contribution and development. A team who are passionate and determined, they have lofty goals  


Applications in Microsoft Word only should be forwarded to Briony Trotter

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