The Senior Media Advisor is part of the media team, which is responsible for protecting the City’s brand 24/7 by responding to media inquiries, managing emerging issues and providing strategic media and communications advice to staff across the organisation.
The Senior Media Advisor is also responsible for producing high-quality multi-platform content that promotes the City’s programs, projects, policies and events to local, national and international audiences.
Tertiary qualifications in media and communications and/or extensive practical experience as a journalist or in a senior media and communications role
Excellent communication skills, extensive experience writing clear and concise material and the ability to present ideas and negotiate activities with internal and external stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal skills and experience dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders, including executive management, political staff and leaders, and Australian and international media
Experience working in a sensitive or political environment, with a focus on managing risk and reputational issues
A broad network of media contacts across Australian and international outlets.