Media Liaison Officer – 1234 Position Filled

20 April 2018

Position description

Position: Media Liaison Officer

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Sydney

Our Government client in Sydney is seeking a highly motivated Media Liaison Officer to
independently manage complex and sensitive media and communications. This is a great three month role for the right candidate!

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and compose responses to media queries following thorough analysis of information sourced from appropriate sources.
  • Assess its accuracy and content; prepare reliable responses for review by senior staff.
  • Provide authoritative recommendations for promoting organisational initiatives, including appropriate media strategies, identifying the relevant target audiences.
  • Foster strong communication with and manage relationship with a variety of media organisations, external and internal key stakeholders, to ensure the flow of information and to assess information relevant to the employer.
  • Act as a departmental spokesperson when dealing with the media.
  • Manage on a project basis the organization of media events, press conferences and announcements; monitor and report on impact, providing subsequent information as necessary to the senior management.

Skills required:

  • Being able to identify the most appropriate stakeholders, and to collect and analyse information for composing succinct responses not likely to impact on the organisation’s public image.
  • Responding to critical media coverage in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Being on call and operating in a complex, unpredICT able and sensitive environment, open to public scrutiny.

Essential requirements; Current NSW driver’s license and preparedness to drive a
vehicle in the course of performing the role.

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Job Code: 1234

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