principal media officer in Brisbane

matthew chilko, randstad
job type
AU$ 67.00 - AU$ 72.00 per hour
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brisbane, queensland
government & defence
job type
working hours
AU$ 67.00 - AU$ 72.00 per hour
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matthew chilko, randstad
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Your new company

A large State Government Organisation seek a Principal Media Officer to join their Communication and Media team.

Your new position
As Principal Media Officer you will be tasked with working across high priority projects, sensitive issues and provide strategic media advice to internal & external stakeholders.

You will be working across multiple business units driving the Departments Media Strategy on topical, high profile project.

This role will require you at times to work extended hours and potentially some weekends.

Your Skills and Experience

The activities of this role are:

  • Develop and manage media strategies.

  • Write media responses, media releases, media question and answers, holding statements, media talking points (and other items such as opinion pieces, letters to the editor as required).

  • Manage media contact, enquiries, information briefings, requests for interviews (this may involve work outside normal office hours).

  • Manage and respond to current and emerging media issues (this may involve work outside normal office hours).

  • Manage media/photo opportunities including speaking points, run sheet, event brief, media release, organisation/logistics, coordination with third parties.

  • Provide high-level strategic advice, direction and guidance on media issues to senior executives and ministerial advisors to maintain the department’s reputation.

  • Manage appropriate approval processes and ensure all media activities comply with departmental policies, protocols and standards.

  • Respond to ministerial requests and liaise with ministerial media advisors as required.

It is highly desirable that candidate have direct experience working with high profile projects

If you are successful and experienced Principal Media Officer who is immediately available and in search of a new opportunity than apply here today and submit your CV and cover letter in WORD format. For a confidential discussion please contact Matt Chilko on (07) 3243 3997.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Media, Communications, Brisbane, Queensland


Bachelors Degree in Communication

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree