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Media Advisor - 3 month Govt contract

Job Title: Media Advisor - 3 month Govt contract
Contract Type: Freelance
Location: All Sydney
Salary: 125-140k
Start Date: immediate
Reference: 2803171
Contact Name: Sheryn Small
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 27, 2018 18:00

Job Description

Government Department is looking for a Media Advisor to help increase pubic awareness of their initiatives and respond to enquiries from media organisations.

Key responsibilities:
  • Research and write media releases. statements, and speeches
  • Develop proactive story pitches to achieve strategic objectives
  • Liaise with Dept representatives, ministerial offices, government agencies, and other organisations to obtain necessary information and support
  • Advise others on how to best represent the Department
  • Organise and assist with media interviews and conferences
  • Liaise with other business units on multi-media content and projects

Ideal experience:
  • Journalism or public affairs background
  • Strong writing skills and media liaison
  • Strong people  and stakeholder engagement skills 
  • The ability to identify issues and spot pro-active opportunities
  • Experience working in a deadline-driven high pressure environment
  • Experience working within a large complex public organisation would be beneficial but not mandatory
This role will be filled quickly so click the apply button below if you are interested in applying.   

Sheryn Small | iknowho | 8925 9200

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