Sep 15, 2020

Senior Media Advisor

  • City of Sydney Council
  • Sydney NSW, Australia
Job   Government Journalism and Media Public Space

Opportunity overview

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.

Key Skills and Training

Adaptive and Agile,   Campaigning,   Communications and Public Relations,   Digital Marketing and Social Media Management,   Interpersonal Communication Skills,   Journalism and Content  

Selection Criteria

  • 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.

Closing date

Sep 28, 2020