senior media & communications adviser in Melbourne CBD

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job details

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location
melbourne cbd, victoria
specialism
marketing & communications
job type
contract
working hours
Full-Time
salary
au$ 110,000 - au$ 115,000 per year
experience
5 years
reference number
90M0363796_1539317103
contact
shrawani shekhar, randstad
phone
03-8319 1164
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job description

This government funded professional body in Education is seeking a Senior Media & Communications Adviser to join their team on a fixed term contract till 2022.

Sitting in the Communications & External Relations team, this role contributes to the organisations strategic goals by delivering high quality written communications (traditional & digital), including proactive and rective media.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Manager to review and implement the overarching national media strategy and specific communications/public relations projects across teachers and school leaders
  • Identify and create media opportunities including preparation of media releases as well as writing media responses and briefs to media on emerging issues
  • Maintain and leverage relationships with key national media, state, territory and federal education department media offices, suppliers and agencies
  • Develop and manage communications campaigns to support the organisation's work, including the development of launch campaigns, annual reports, products and policies

Key Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification in communications, journalism, corporate affairs or related discipline and/or equivalent demonstrated experience in a related field
  • Demonstrated media relations experience in the government, education and private sector as well as superior writing skills producing media releases, media responses, opinion pieces, speeches and communication plans
  • Proven ability to provide strategic media and communications advise to management/executive
  • Outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills to build relationships both internally and external to the organisation

To apply in confidence for this position or similar please hit the "Apply Now" button or contact Shrawani Shekhar at shrawani.shekhar@randstad.com.au or 03 8319 1164 for a confidential discussion.

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.

skills

Media Management, Communications, Government Experience

qualification

To be successful in this role, you will need to be a senior media practitioner who is adept at handling media enquiries, a versatile writer with strong stakeholder management skills.

responsibilities

This government funded professional body in Education is seeking a Senior Media & Communications Adviser to join their team on a fixed term contract till 2022.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree