Posted on: 2018-07-10

Salary: 55.00 -> 65.00 Per hour

Job type: Temporary/Contract

 
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Approx. $55-$65 per hour plus Super dependent on experience
Full-time, 3 month contract assignment. Immediate Start
North East Victoria location

About the role

Our client, a statutory authority, is currently seeking an experienced Regional Media Advisor to join them on a 3 month contract assignment with an immediate start. You will be responsible for communicating and promoting all of the organisations initiatives through the media and improve the public profile of the organisation as well as manage reactive and proactive media.

Accountabilities

Reporting directly into the Media Manager, your key tasks and accountabilities will include:

  • Providing an effective interface between the organisation and the media, responding effectively, accurately and promptly to media inquiries
  • Participating in the development of comprehensive media plans, which project the policies and activities of the organisation including preparation of media releases, media briefs and organising major launches.
  • Working seamlessly with Communications Advisers to ensure the delivery of integrated campaigns
  • Providing strategic advice internally on media issues, opportunities and policies.

Experience and Skills

In order to be considered for this role, you will have the following:

  • A successful record of work in journalism, public relations or other media related field, including, a sound knowledge of media relations procedures and the methods and technologies used by the media.
  • Familiarity with all levels of government with a clear understanding of the political environment.
  • Experience in working both proactively and reactively.
  • Strong issues management experience and the ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • Effectively at managing high workloads, tight timelines, and significant and diverse relationships.
  • Exceptional personal and written communications skills
  • Strong team player, with the ability to demonstrate emotional intelligence and sound judgement

Qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Journalism, Public Relations or Communications is desirable.

How to apply?

To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below forwarding a copy of your resume and cover letter highlighting your media and government experience and suitability for the role. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Edgardo Robinson on 03 9535 8240 quoting Ref No. 3A/27802.

Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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