Media & Public Affairs Advisor

Posted 06 December 2023
Salary$77642 - $83632 per annum
Job type Full time
DisciplineAdvert/Media/Comm/Ent & Design

Job description

DFP Recruitment is a preferred supplier for Federal Government and is proudly working with our client who is seeking a Media and Public Affairs Advisor.  The role of the Department is to deliver an approach to reduce disaster risk, plan, prepare for and respond to all hazards across the emergency management continuum. 

As the Advisor, you will provide media, crisis communications and public affairs advice and support.
Responsibilities will include: 
  • Assist in the development of media strategy, media responses, media releases, talking points, speeches on behalf of the Agency, Minister and Prime Minister.
  • Undertake media monitoring and reporting.
  • Assist in the development of proactive media opportunities.
  • Assist with the management of media enquiries.
  • Stakeholder engagement.
 To be successful, you will need to have: 
  • A degree of diploma in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism is desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with drafting media releases, speeches and other media products
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Project management experience of media strategies within tight deadlines
In return you will: 
  • Full Time Hours - 37.5 hours per week
  • Non-Ongoing Contract, 18 months
  • Salary range:  $77642 - $83632 + 15.4% super
  • Hybrid model
  • Supportive team, with a positive culture
If you have the relevant experience and are interested, please don't delay and apply now.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.