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Communications Advisor

Communications Advisor

Job Title: Communications Advisor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0807SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewlel
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2021 10:47

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently inviting applications for the role of Communications Advisor to join a Council based in Melbourne's inner western suburbs, on contract for the next 3 months with potential to extend. 

As the successful candidate you will demonstrate substantial and recent experience in a similar role showcasing abilities to prepare draft speeches, Councillor and corporate messages, media releases, presentation and publications along with working knowledge of all media - print, broadcast and online. 

Key Requirements: 
  • Tertiary qualifications in communications, public relations, marketing or journalism, plus several years experience working in the field
  • Experience dealing with the media and journalists, with the ability to respond to media queries and prepare media releases accurately
  • Experience in producing publications (e.g. newsletters) 
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to write speeches for the Mayor, Councillors and Executive Management Team 
  • Proficient in Adobe software, especially Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other Communications, Media or Marketing roles in Local Government please contact Sarah Kettlewell on (03) 8535 3111.  
Alternatively, please e-mail your current resume in Word format using the apply


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