Media Officer

Job title: Media Officer
Discipline: Marcomms
Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Contract: Contract
Salary: $40/hour
Salary low: 30
Salary high: 40
Liquid error: internal
Reference: 3260469
About the company:

Our client is currently on the look out for a media officer. Although it is a 2 month contract, we are hopeful of an extension, paying $40/hour + Super, with the flexibility to work from home and come into the officer at Clarence St, Sydney CBD.

About the role:
  • Research and prepare content for the issuing of media statements, releases and commentary under direction of the Manager and approval of the Executive.
  • Monitor state-wide media, prepare material for public engagements and respond to media issues and inquiries out of hours (including early morning radio), as required.
  • Maintain a directory storing media enquiries and approved messaging.
  • Ensure adherence to internal and external approval chains prior to release of media commentary and messaging.
  • Support the organisation in providing strategic communication and media advice.
  • Coordinate event management and preparation for public appearances and writing of material for public speaking by senior management.
  • Act as a central point of contact for issues management, and ensure that executive members are aware of current and emerging issues.
  • Develop and maintain a social media content management plan.
  • Provide regular insights into social media content and platform performance using analytics tools.
  • Develop and manage relevant online content.
About You:
  • 2-4 years experience working within Media and Communications 
    Be able to hit the ground running
  • Willing to learn
  • Previous Government experience would be preferable but not mandatory 

If you're interested please contact Billie-Rose Williams on 02 8296 9805 or email her at billie@ashdownpeople.com.au