Communications/Media Officer

Job title: Communications/Media Officer
Discipline: Marcomms
Location: Sydney CBD, Sydney, New South Wales
Contract: Contract
Salary: $400 - $440 per day + super
Salary low: 400
Salary high: 440
Contact: Sarah Gates
Call: Sarah
Email: email Sarah
Reference: 3325686
Communications and Media Liaison Officer 
  • $400 - $440 per day + super
  • 12 months from start date 
  • Sydney CBD + Working from Home arrangements
About the Company 

This NSW Government sector is responsible for devising and implementing strategies to grow the State's visitor economy. They have a strong focus on driving tourism and developing major sporting and cultural events in both Sydney and Regional NSW. We are seeking a Communications and Media Officer for a 12 month contract offering up to $440 per day + super.

About the Role 

The Communications and Media Officer role supports the Sport & Lifestyle Events. The role is responsible for identifying media opportunities for Minister and to prepare speaking points, event briefs and media releases. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Identification, management and execution of ministerial media and stakeholder opportunities and events for the NSW Government. 
  • Leveraging the investment made by the NSW Government through events as well as the programs and initiatives undertaken across NSW.
  • To grow the tourism and major event with Sydney and Regional NSW.
  • Responsible for end-to-end management, planning and preparation of material to support Ministerial opportunities. 
  • Responsible for the preparation of responses to media enquiries. 
  • Provides recommendations and suggestions where appropriate regarding media strategy for announcements. 
  • Identify opportunities for media opportunities in addition to Ministerial opportunities, particularly with travel trade media.
  • Support corporate communications activities, such as the Annual Report and other activities. 
The Ideal Candidate
  • 5 + years experience in a similar role or government focused role. 
  • You are a collaborator. Actively develop relationships and engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Excellent face to face and written communication skills.
  • Public sector experience will be desirable.
For more information email Sarah at sarah@ashdownpeople.com.au.
Please know that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.