Senior Publicist - Events

  • Fixed Term Position - 12 Months (Maternity Leave Cover)
  • Sydney CBD The Rocks
  • Total Remuneration Package $121,266 to $133,631

About the Organisation:

Destination NSW is a Public Service Executive agency with responsibility for developing and implementing strategies to grow the visitor economy. Our particular focus is on driving tourism, acquiring, and developing major sporting and cultural events for Sydney and Regional NSW. In addition, Destination NSW is the major investor in Business Events Sydney.


About this role:

The Senior Publicist Events is responsible for developing and managing event publicity programs that contribute to raising awareness and visitation to New South Wales destinations and events. This includes various PR and project management activity from the development and execution of PR plans to media relations and stakeholder liaison to promotional activities which leverage the event investment to secure destinationrelated publicity.

For more information about the role please view the role description or call the nominated officer below.


Applying for the Role:

To be considered for this role, applicants must respond to the following two targeted questions [maximum of one page for both] as well as supplying an updated copy of their resume and cover letter with relevant skills and experience and identifying how these relate to the capabilities of the role.

  1. Please provide an example from your PR career which demonstrates how you have leveraged an event to generate publicity and media coverage. What was your strategy, what tactics did you use and what were the results

  2. In the eleventh year of Vivid Sydney, if money and resource were no object, what is one idea to really explode consumer awareness of the festival and generate mass media exposure throughout Australia (and even internationally)

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

For more information regarding capability based assessment techniques, please read the Information through the link below:

Closing date: Sunday 17 November 2019

12/11/2019 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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