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Office Manager

Rebecca PooleRebecca has 25 years of extensive administrative, communications and business development experience, and puts her diverse skills to good use managing the SAS Group.

Rebecca has served both Federal and State governments where she provided high-level stakeholder engagement, communications and executive support to ministers.

 Prior to joining the team, Rebecca owned and operated two successful Domino’s Pizza stores, achieving notable sales growth and community accolades. She also served as a Client Services Director and Account Director for leading communications agencies, developing marketing plans and managing Corporate Transactions, and for a time oversaw the business development arm of the Northern Territory Convention Bureau.

Rebecca manages the needs of our team and growing client base. She provides essential assistance to our clients and the internal support required to keep the SAS Group running smoothly.

Consultant, Media and Communications

Rachel HardingRachel is a skilled media and communications professional with proven success executing communications campaigns and engagement strategies over the past three years.

Rachel has experience across media and marketing campaigns, with skills spanning media relations, digital communications, content writing, social media and online community management and membership and event management. With an understanding of traditional and digital media landscapes, she has a strong ability to achieve client objectives and deliver meaningful results.

Since joining the SAS Group, Rachel has worked on various projects for clients in the not for profit, professional services, retail, community and health sectors.

An enthusiastic and analytical mind, Rachel loves persuasive writing and capturing opportunities that influence and inspire.

She has completed a Bachelor of Journalism and Master of Governance and Public Policy.

Senior Consultant - Media and Communications

Paddy Hintz Headshot1A former senior Australian metropolitan newspaper journalist and editor with experience across a number of key sectors, ranging from business to sport, Paddy has extensive experience providing strategic communication and government relations advice and support for organisations in Australia and overseas.

Before joining the SAS Group, Paddy ran her own consultancy communications business working with not-for-profits and the business sector before becoming the principal advisor, policy and corporate affairs, for Triple P International Pty Ltd, which distributes training and resources for one of the country’s most successful social services exports, the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program.

Paddy has also worked as the Communications Manager for the Parenting and Family Support Centre in the Health and Behavioural Sciences faculty at The University of Queensland.

Major stories covered across a wide-ranging newspaper career include the Federal Government-subsidised insulation scheme, implications of $1 a litre milk pricing, and threats and opportunities to major and small retailers from overseas and domestic online innovation.

The SAS Group is your trusted partner for government, media and corporate engagement.

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