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Media & Communications Advisor

Media & Communications Advisor

Job Title: Media & Communications Advisor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0905SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2022 09:02

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to an experienced Media & Communications Officer to join a Regional Council in Victoria's north-east region on temporary, full time basis for an initial 6-8 week contract. 
  • ASAP contract for 6-8 week contract with potential to extend 
  • Band 6 | Hourly rate negotiable 
  • 38 hours week
  • Regional Council in Victoria's North-East
  • Fully remote working available 
Working with Council in a very busy & exciting time, as the successful candidate you will be responsible for the coordination of Council's proactive media relations this would include; sourcing stories, writing & distributing media releases and preparing timely responses to media enquires. 
  • Qualifications and demonstrated working experience in media, communication & digital services 
  • Proven experience in journalism, communications, public relations with particular emphasis on journalistic writing 
  • Political nous and ability to effectively manage Council’s public profile, including through any period of adverse media coverage
  • Proven experience providing high level Media relations and Communications advice within political environment 
  • Experience with Open Cities advantageous 
  • Understanding of Local Government or political working environment advantageous 
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government, please contact Sarah Kettlewell on (03) 8535 3111


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