Public Affairs Officer | 12 Month Contract | Upto $545 per day

Job title: Public Affairs Officer | 12 Month Contract | Upto $545 per day
Discipline: Business Support
Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Contract: Contract
Salary: $500 - $545 per day + super
Salary low: 500
Salary high: 545
Contact: Grace Burton
Call: Grace
Email: email Grace
Reference: 3355485
  • $500 - $545 per day + super
  • 12 month contract
  • Sydney metro location
About the Company

Our client is looking for a Public Affairs Officer to join their team in Sydney metro to develop, review and maintain effective public affairs and issue management strategies and lead responses to the media. This is a 12 month contract paying up to $545 per day + super.

About the Role
  • Provide critical and proactive communication advice including monitoring media, preparing material for public engagements and responding to media issues
  • Coordinate a broad range of public affairs activities including: Timely and accurate responses to media inquiries (preparing and issuing media statements), proactive media milestones and media monitoring 
  • Coordinate event management preparation for public appearances and write material for public speaking by senior management.
  • Support the management of major media and critical issues by researching and preparing media releases and media responses
  • Build effective and collaborative relationships
  • Contribute to an issues management program that identifies, regularly assesses and secures senior management agreement on communications strategies to manage significant issues
  • Develop and coordinate high quality communications materials that support the issues management program
About you
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in a public relations, communications and media environment
  • Strong Stakeholder engagement ability 
  • Excellent written and verbal ability
  • Previous government experience (preferable)
Please apply if you are interested. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please contact grace@ashdownpeople.com.au or call on 0282969807.