Job Details
  • Reference394076A_1655357018
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$53.63 per hour + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted15 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva

About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian's in achieving their goals and supporting them to live a better life. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office locations in Richmond or Geelong

About the role:

The APS5 Media Officer will work with diverse internal and external stakeholders to help deliver a range of communications, media solutions and opportunities You will work collaboratively with the Media and Marketing team to deliver excellent outcomes as well as work independently or under limited guidance in relation to the complex works.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Seek opportunities to promote the Scheme, with a particular focus on finding and telling individual stories about participants who are benefitting from their Agency supports
  • Pitch participant stories and other media opportunities to journalists with a view of landing stories in mainstream media that help build community awareness and promote the Scheme
  • Manage relationships and build strong networks and connections with internal and external stakeholders, with a focus on journalists, and disability service providers
  • Produce media and other communications products, including media releases, talking points, and Social media posts to support announcements and media opportunities for the Agency
  • Manage and respond to media enquiries and identifying potential media risks
  • Undertake a wide variety of general tasks as required, including but not limited to, organising photo shoots, supporting Digital Media video shoots, and providing support for reporting, analytics and presentations.


  • Tertiary qualifications (Bachelor's degree or higher) in Media or Similar (Such as Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design etc)
  • Experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • Experience in coordinating and assisting in the management of complex cases
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in organizing, assessment and case management via telephone.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Strong and adaptable communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams and adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy

How to apply:

Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at to be considered for this opportunity.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 30/06/2022 at 15.00 PM