Job Details
  • Reference394017A_1655274717
  • LocationMelbourne
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted16 days ago
  • ConsultantEman El Hessny

About the Organisation:
Chandler Macleod is partnering a major State Government body that is a credible and reputable brand and a national leader in the energy-efficiency and renewable's sector in Morwell or Melbourne CBD.


About the role:
The Media and PR Advisor will identify opportunities to amplify programs, through media events, media releases, speeches and presentations.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Identify and deliver media and social media opportunities to promote and amplify the experience of customers and promotional opportunities.
  • Provide proactive and reactive media advice and solutions to ensure the organization's reputation is protected and enhanced.
  • Deliver high-quality and compelling written content including media releases and event briefs, forewords, correspondence, newsletter content, case studies, media Q&As and media key messages that are accurate, consistent in tone and style, grammatically correct and easily understood by target audiences.
  • Work collaboratively with the Media and PR Lead, branch staff and divisional colleagues to aid the prioritisation of goals and resources, and to support successful delivery of divisional work programs.
  • Work collaboratively with the Media and PR Lead to seamlessly deliver high-quality, well-organised ministerial events, help organise event logistics, content and briefing packs, ensuring attention-to-detail and delivery on time and to budget.
  • Analyse and evaluate media, public relations and thought-leadership activities and report-back including through branch and monthly Ministerial reports, ensuring recommendations for continual improvement.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships and provide strategic advice and guidance to stakeholders on media enquiries, issues management and public relations activities.
  • Ensure compliance with media, events, communications, social media and other relevant policies and protocols.




About you:
Ideally you will have relevant education and experience in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations, as well as:

  • Experience in journalism and/or media relations, with issues management expertise, demonstrated understanding of what makes a good story and an understanding of how to respond to media enquiries.
  • Experience in pitching potential media opportunities and/or organising media events
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    What's in it for you:
  • Very generous salary
  • 3 month contract with the potential to extend
  • Footscray location
  • Hybrid working arrangement
  • Work within a reputable Government agency

How to apply:
Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.

For more information, please click 'APPLY' to forward your profile and current CV through to be considered.

Applications close 12pm Friday 17th June 2022