Communications Adviser (Contract)

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Work type: Maximum Term Full Time
Location: West Perth
Categories: Public Policy, Advocacy

  • Grow your expertise, working for an iconic Western Australian brand
  • Develop high profile media campaigns across diverse portfolios
  • Drive awareness of key mobility issues throughout our state

Are you looking for the next step in your career, working for one of Western Australia’s most trusted brands? Do you want to help raise awareness and drive change in critical areas such as road safety, transport infrastructure, sustainability and future mobility?

We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic Communications Adviser who enjoys working in a fast-paced media environment to join our Corporate Affairs team.

This position will be offered on a 12 month maximum term contract.

About the role

  • Proactively build the reputation of RAC by interfacing with the media
  • Develop media campaigns and identify compelling story angles across a broad spectrum of policy areas
  • Coordinate media events for major announcements
  • Respond to incoming media enquiries (including after-hours where necessary)
  • Prepare spokespeople for radio, television and press interviews

What are we looking for?

  • Strong experience in journalism, public relations and/or media liaison in a corporate environment
  • Prior experience pitching client stories to mainstream media (newspapers, radio, TV, online)
  • Comfortable dealing with high profile, and at times potentially contentious issues
  • Experience implementing communication strategies with a focus on earned media
  • Strong understanding of the WA communications and media industry

If you think you can play a critical role in coordinating major news stories for one of WA’s biggest brands, this could be the role for you.

Applications close Saturday 31 March 2018 (previous applicants need not apply)

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete an online automated video interview as a part of our screening process.

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