Media and Communications Advisor

Media and Communications Advisor

Job Title: Media and Communications Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Salary: 75,000 - 80,000
Start Date: Immediately
Reference: 2773829
Contact Name: Sophie Donaldson
Contact Email: sophie@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: August 01, 2018 12:16

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work for an Australian-owned communication company that provides leading professional consultancy services. This business manage communications and media solutions across various channels and their tailor-made solutions can help engage a small target audience or the whole country.

In this role, you will be managing a series of government, NFP and corporate accounts to deliver high-quality communications to their various audiences. You will need to be a critical thinker and have a strong interest in media, culture and politics.

The Account Manager is responsible for the implementation of communication strategy in the following ways:
  • Speaking with journalists and media representatives in preparation for press releases
  • Write and distribute press releases
  • Speech writing
  • Planning and implementing the organization’s efforts to influence or change public policy
  • Anticipating, analyzing and interpreting public opinion, attitudes and issues that might impact, for good or ill, the operations and plans of the organization.
  • Copy writing and blogging for the web (internal or external sites)
  • Crisis public relations strategies
  • Social media promotions and responses to negative opinions online
To be successful you will have:
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • A keen interest in media, culture and politics
  • The aptitude to understand policy and procedure
  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • At least 3 years previous experience in agency, journalism, media or PR
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage competing tasks, meet deadlines and achieve results in a dynamic environment
If you feel you meet the above criteria and have a passion for communications then please APPLY now! Alternatively contact Sophie 02 9093 4933 for more information.