Media Advisor

  • Full Time –Maximum Term position until the April  2021
  • Flexible location
  • Work for the world's largest humanitarian movement

Who we are

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. Our aim is to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in Australia and across our region.

About the role

Media Advisors play a critical role in ensuring that the brand of Australian Red Cross is highly recognised and respected in the Australian community, protecting the organisation’s reputation, and supporting public advocacy on issues such as emergency management, social inclusion and international humanitarian law.

What you will bring

  • Considerable experience working with media outlets (print, radio, television, digital), responding to media enquiries and briefing spokespeople
  • Solid understanding of the media landscape in Australia, including new and digital media
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and write media-ready stories and messaging for spokespeople
  • Strong diplomatic and persuasive skills, with proven ability to build trust and rapport with a diverse range of people across multiple locations
  • Experience in crisis comms desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and guide colleagues to speak and write simply, clearly and effectively
  • Proven ability to work to deadlines and perform in high-pressure situations

The benefits

Be part of one of the largest humanitarian organisations and know that the work contributes to improving outcomes for vulnerable people.

Red Cross offers generous salary packaging benefits and flexible working arrangements.

07/09/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Marketing & Communications
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