Media Adviser (VPSG4)

Job posted: 29/12/2020
Applications close: 31/01/2021 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/50922785X

Reference: VG/50922785X

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills?
  • Do you have strong stakeholder management skills?
  • Location: Melbourne CBD Here is a great opportunity within the Corporate Services Group to provide media support to a wide range of stakeholders.

The Media Adviser is responsible for providing media support, issues management and advice to groups, senior executives and ministerial offices. A key aspect of this role is managing relationships with senior stakeholders, journalists and DELWP staff at all levels. 

The Media Adviser will deal directly with media outlets and provide responses on behalf of the department. You must be available to take calls from journalists outside normal work hours. The Media Adviser will play a key role in the department's emergency response and all hazards media and communications

Specialist/Technical Expertise

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications.  A degree with a major in Communications and/or journalism is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working in the government sector is highly desirable
  • Previous experience working with the media is highly desirable

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and capabilities sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 31 January 2021.

Other relevant information: 

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period. To be appointed to an ongoing position you must be an Australian Permanent Resident or an Australian/New Zealand citizen.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Media Adviser (VPSG4)

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Nick Talbot | 0417 309 333

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Media Adviser (VPSG4)