Posted on: 18/05/2017
Job type: Temporary/Contract
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12 month contract
Flexible hours depending on work load
Community non-profit organisation

The Company

Our client is a national not for profit organisation with a well respected marketing presence in Adelaide. They help to support people in need, across a number of programs including children and youth, homelessness and family housing support, disability support and aged care. They act as advocates for the vulnerable, with a strong organisational focus on compassion, equality and integrity.

The Role

Due to a growing work load, our client is seeking an experienced Media Advisor to join their team on a casual basis for 12 months. Reporting to the Manager, Marketing, you'll be responsible for proactive media engagement to promote the community services this organisation provides as well as reactive activities to respond to incoming media enquires. The hours of work in this role are expected to be approx. 10-15 per week, although you may be required up to 38-40 hours at times, depending on organisational needs.

Key Duties

More specifically, in this role you will be responsible for:

    • Identifying and pitching proactive media opportunities

    • Writing sound and detailed media releases to promote areas of advocacy, policy changes and fundraising events

    • Engaging with traditional media outlets, ie. TV, Radio and Press

    • Prepare statements on behalf of senior management to respond to media requests

    • Providing advice to external staff as needed

    Skills and Experience

    • To be successful in this role, you will be able to provide quick, sound advice in challenging situations. You will also have:

    • A degree in journalism, public relations or communication

    • Previous exposure working within a media and communications team

    • Fantastic communication skills and the ability to write to multiple audiences

    • Strong stakeholder negotiation and engagement skills, the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply via the link

Alternatively, for more information, please call Megan Kelly in our Adelaide office on 08 8223 8825.

All interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence

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