Senior Media Adviser

Competitive
Contract
Sydney CBD
16 Oct 2019
BBBH744323

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Media & Public Affairs Adviser to work within a leading Government Department for an initial 4 month contract.

This leading Government Department is seeking a Senior Media & Public Affairs Adviser to join the Corporate Affairs team for an initial 4 month contract, located in Sydney CBD. In this role you will you will be responsible for generating and responding to media and social media content.

Key accountabilities

  • Identify and strategically manage emerging media issues and crisis communication. respond to time-sensitive media requests.

  • Develop and execute the delivery of a pipeline of unpaid media coverage and social content

  • Deliver key messages, promote the Department's external narrative and respond to recurring issues that can be used across the business.

  • Craft senior leader speeches, key messages and points.

  • Craft punchy and engaging social media strategies and content that appeals to the audience and drives increased reach and followers.

  • On occasion, to act as a spokesperson for the organisation.

Skills & Experience:

  • Degree qualifications and/or demonstrated equivalent experience in media relations and communication.

  • Experience in media and public affairs in a medium to large organisation with demonstrated experience delivering proactive media and securing tangible results.

  • Experience in crisis communication and responding to high profile issues in mainstream and social media.

  • Experience operating both autonomously and in a team environment.

  • Excellent written communication including speech writing, and presentation skills.

  • Experience responding strategically to high profile issues.

If you think that you would be a good fit for this role, please apply to today via the link below.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Consultant
Sydney +61 (0)2 8986 3154 | vwilson@morganmckinley.com.au