Senior Media & Communications Advisor

Senior Media & Communications Advisor

Job Title: Senior Media & Communications Advisor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $48.94 per hour plus superannuation
Start Date: 1st April 2019
Reference: 2910350
Contact Name: Bryony Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 22, 2019 13:02

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to Senior Media & Communications Advisor to join a Local Government from 1st April for a 3 month temporary assignment.

About the role:
  • 3 month temporary assignment
  • Band 7 Rate 
  • Inner North 
  • Local Government experience required
General Duties Include:
  • Proactively and strategically manage Council’s media relations
  • Provide specialist and strategic advice across the organisation on matters relating to media, reputation and issues management, advocacy and stakeholder relationships
  • Establish and lead Council’s Media and Issues Management Policy
  • Develop strategic communications and engagement plans to promote Council to the community and key stakeholders
  • Coach and develop team members in planning and delivering communications plans and issues management plans
  • Oversee the annual review of Council’s Crisis and Emergency Communications Plan and play a key role in the implementation
Requirements include:
  • Tertiary qualifications in public relations or communications - essential
  • Demonstrated experience in public relations, marketing, journalism or communications
  • Demonstrated experience in managing administrative systems and supervising staff
  • Demonstrated high level writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in a range of publication and presentation software
Get in touch for more information!

As an approved public sector recruitment partner we are ideally placed to assist you in your search for your next opportunity. For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government or the wider Public Sector, please contact Bryony Reid on (03) 8535 3111.