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Media & Communications Officer

Job details

Location: Melbourne
Salary: $40 - $50 per hour + super
Job Type: Temporary
Discipline:
Reference: 98840
Posted: 5 months ago

Job description

  • 2 month contract with the scope for longer term work | Hybrid model 
  • Large municipality in the Melbourne's west | Make an impact in the community  
  • Showcase your media and writing expertise in a collaborative team

An exciting opportunity to work for a great Local Government authority based in the West of Melbourne. The role will be based in the Engagement & Advocacy division and will engage with stakeholders across the business to write news stories in order to further promote & enhance the reputation of this highly regarded Council.  

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor local media issues and identify emerging issues of political importance
  • Engage with senior level staff in order to gain insight and develop speeches and/or responses
  • Advise on best use of media channels to stakeholders to support campaign objectives
  • Manage design & production of Council publications including brochures and promotional materials
  • Establish and develop the media and issues management policy
  • Anticipate and prepare for media responses to crisis scenarios


The successful candidate will: 

  • Have demonstrated experience in media & communications
  • Have a background in journalism, newspaper or government liaison
  • Be experienced in implementing media and communication strategies
  • Tertiary qualification or minimum 4 years experience in public relations, journalism or communications
  • Have strong attention to detail as well as the ability to manage competing priorities

Culture
Join this innovative and collaborative team, working to build the reputation of this hugely successful organisation even further. This team prides itself on their values driven work ethic and ability to think on their feet and overcome challenges unanimously.

At Charterhouse, we embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation, and gender identity. On behalf of our client, we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people; to embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contributions to the workplace.
 
Please apply now if you are immediately available and interested please APPLY now. For further information please contact Sinead on squinn@charterhouse.com.au