Posted on: 13/02/2018

Job type: Temporary/Contract

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Canberra Location
No Security Clearance Required
Immediate Start

The Media Adviser will promote the work of the organisation by developing media releases and statements for the media, assisting journalists with their enquiries, briefing spokespeople and proactively generating media coverage - all in a fast-paced environment.

The Media Adviser will also be responsible for delivering both proactive and reactive media support and communications advice to staff across the agency, in accordance with the policies and procedures.

The Media Adviser will have an understanding of current competition and consumer issues, be a clear communicator with strong writing skills and have a few years' experience in journalism, public relations, or as a media and communications adviser.

A Bachelors' degree is required in a communications-related discipline.

Strong interpersonal skills are vital to enable the Media Adviser to work collaboratively with staff across the Branch.

Under broad direction you will be responsible for:

  • Drafting and distribution of media releases
  • responding to media enquiries in an efficient and positive manner and preparing statements
  • monitoring media and managing internal communication of issues relevant to the organisation
  • managing internal approvals processes for media material
  • developing and executing media and communications strategies
  • develop opportunities for improving the media profile and audience engagement
  • provide strategic communications support to the executive, senior managers and staff.

For more information or a confidential discussion please contact Tania Milovanovic on 02 62291505.

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Job Reference: 1C/03373

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