Media Advisor


New South Wales

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Advertising, Arts & Media



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Anna Au

Media Advisor
Location: North Sydney
Duration: 3 Months Contract
​Immediate Start


Key accountabilities
  • Research and respond to, in a timely and accurate way, media enquiries
  • Research and write high quality media releases, statements, speeches for external and internal distribution
  • Research and develop proactive story pitches to achieve the Ministry's strategic media objectives
  • Advise departmental and other authorised spokespeople on how best to represent and present a balanced view of related issues in the media and other public forums
  • Organise and assist with media interviews and media conferences
  • Liaise with and support other business units within the Media & Communications cluster on multi-media content and projects
  • Maintain a comprehensive overview of the NSW health system in order to provide timely advice on and responses to positive and negative issues that may be of public interest and generate media coverage
Essential requirements
  • Must have strong verbal & communications skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in this role
  • Experience in public affairs or journalism at a senior level and/or relevant tertiary qualifications
  • A high degree of negotiation and problem-solving skills, as well as strong media issues management experience
  • Ability to work independently, prioritise and complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Experience working in a deadline driven, rapid turnaround editorial environment
  • The role is required to be available to work after hours (including weekends and public holidays) on a rostered basis. The role is also required to work early mornings on a rostered basis.

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