Principal Communication and Media Advisor

Job Title: Principal Communication and Media Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: $65 - $70 per hour, Benefits: Great hourly rate
Start Date: 2018-09-25 00:00:00
Reference: JO-1809-91322
Contact Name: Sadia Nazmun
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2018 08:45

Job Description

About the Company

Davidson is currently recruiting for a range of businesses across the commercial and Government sectors. The Queensland Government is currently undertaking several key projects which require a digital marketing officer to temporarily join their team.

About the Role

This successful applicant will carry out the following key accountabilities:

 Seek out positive media opportunities throughout respective MNHHS facilities to promote the high-quality care and service staff and the wider community.
 Build confidence in the community through promotion of key achievements and protecting organisational reputation in the media through robust intelligence gathering to inform issues management.
 Through forward planning, media monitoring, relationship building and training, take a proactive approach to issues management in order to ‘front foot’ issues in the media which may otherwise escalate and cause
reputational damage.
 Respond to media inquiries in a timely manner and prepare holding statements/key messages/media plans accordingly.
 Proactively identify media and / or public relations risks, escalate to the appropriate executives and assist in the development of appropriate risk management strategies.
 Prepare proactive and reactive media releases and organise media conferences and its services programs and initiatives, as appropriate.

About You

You will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate the following key capabilities, knowledge and experience. Within the context of the responsibilities described above under Key Accountabilities, the ideal applicant will be
someone who can demonstrate the following:

 Conflict management and problem solving
 Mentoring and leadership ability
 Strategic focus and operational capability
 Professional communication, engagement, media and / or public relations expertise
 Creativity and innovation
 People management and team development experience

The Benefits

• Brisbane Location
• AO7 Level 
• Immediate Start

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Sadia Nazmun on 07 3023 1045, quoting ref no. JO-1809-91322. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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