Media & Communications Specialist

  • Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Contract
  • AU$89000 - AU$98000 per annum

The Role

We are seeking a Media and Communications Specialist to join our government client. Reporting to the Senior Communications Specialist, you will play a key role in identifying and leveraging external communications opportunities to amplify our strategic vision, priorities, values, and community success. The role is a part-time fixed term contract until the end of Dec 2024 + Possible Extensions.


  • Identify and capitalise on external communications opportunities, including media relations, awards, and events.
  • Build and maintain strong media relationships.
  • Develop and implement effective media strategies.
  • Handle issues management and reputation management.
  • Act as an exceptional storyteller, conveying complex information in simple language.

About You:

  • Proven experience in external communications.
  • Strong understanding of media strategy, issues management, and reputation management.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify media stories/angles and develop effective media strategies.
  • Experience briefing senior stakeholders and managing communication issues.

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