Brisbane City Council - Australia
$86,223 - $98,138 a yearFull-timeWeekend availability +3

Personnel Area: City Administration and Governance

Branch: City Communication

Salary Range: AUD $86,223.00 to $98,138.00 per annum

(Remuneration stated is for the full-time positions)

Work type: 1x Temporary Full-time up to end October 2023 (with possibility of extension)

& 1x Temporary Full-time position up to end June 2023 (with possibility of extension)

Start 2023 with an exciting new role at Brisbane City Council as a Media Officer to create engaging content for Brisbane residents

Tell me about the team:

City Communication Branch is made up of fun, hard-working communication specialists in brand, campaign strategy, implementation, digital marketing, editorial, insights, metrics, public affairs, social media and sponsorship. The team works in close partnership with stakeholders and program areas to provide strategic communication advice and coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of Council communication campaigns and initiatives.

A day in the life of a Media Officer :

In this varied role, you will be responsible for promoting projects and initiatives and coordinating proactive media opportunities for Australia’s largest local Council. To do this, you’ll research and create engaging content for media, publications and online channels. While predominately working on proactive opportunities, you will bring experience in responding to reactive media enquiries.

Your strong storytelling will enable you to produce creative and quality content valued by stakeholders and peers. This is a fast-paced setting, and the occasional change of focus and juggling of competing demands will be required. This role requires working on a scheduled rotating on-call roster, where you will respond to out-of-hours media enquiries, across a seven-day period including evening, overnight and weekends.

If you have had experience as a:

  • Communications Officer
  • Corporate Communications Writer
  • Journalist
  • Producer of Media Materials & Publications

Then this may just be the role for you!

We are in search of an experienced communication specialists with strong writing and editing skills to deliver media strategies and plans, coordinate media and PR activities and respond to media enquiries, working across Council. We have temporary full-time opportunities available with our dedicated City Communication specialists at Council.

Benefits of working for Council include:

  • flexible working hours, and flexible arrangements
  • free gym and wellness centre
  • award winning superannuation fund
  • generous leave provisions
  • competitive salary.

Benefits of working for Council: CLICK HERE

How to apply: Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application.

This role will require a Criminal History Check.

Working in Council means delivering excellent customer service to the people of Brisbane.

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More information: Please contact Dim Amarandos for more information - 07 3178 5894

Closing date: Council will be accepting applications for this role between 8th December 2022 and 15th January 2023 at 11.59pm. All applications will be considered by the Selection Panel after the closing date of 15 Jan 2023.

Brisbane City Council is a multi-award winning accessible and inclusive workplace where our people represent the diverse communities we serve, are supported and can feel safe. Council has been awarded Employer of the Year at the National Disability Awards and since 2018 has been recognised with ‘Gold Employer’ status from the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI inclusion.

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