Senior Media & Communications officer

Senior Media & Communications officer

Job Title: Senior Media & Communications officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2985992
Contact Name: Lucia Schefermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2019 11:32

Job Description

Great opportunity for a Senior Communications Officer to step into a 3 month contract in the North - East Suburbs of Melbourne.

Working within the Communications Department, the successful candidate will be tasked with performing a pivotal role in providing high-level strategic media advice to the Council. This is a pivotal position within the organisation and you must have a well-developed sense of political acumen and confidence and ability to build and maintain close working relationships.

This opportunity would ideally suit someone stepping out of a similar role within Local or State Government.
About the role:
  • Draft, edit, publish and maintain content for Council’s social media and website and complimentary services. 
  • Handle all media for sensitive political matters. 
Requirements include:
  • Tertiary qualification in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Journalism 
  • Previous experience in website design, maintenance and social media
  • The ability to research, write and proof editorial content for media releases & responses, major publications, advertisements and online technologies
  • Well developed sense of political acumen and demonstrated understanding of working within a political environment
  • Ability to build and develop positive relationships across the organisation, with Councillors and the community
  • Communication strategy background will be looked upon favorable
Benefits include:
  • Immediate temporary role in the North - East of Melbourne
  • Temporary assignment | 2-3 months
  • Friendly and supportive team
For a full job description please contact Lucia Schefermann on (03) 8535 3100.
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