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Media Advisors

The Australian Human Rights Commission is looking for two experienced Media Advisors. These positions are full-time and ongoing.

The successful applicants will answer media inquiries and provide high level strategic advice to our Commissioners. They will take an active role in our digital strategy, with experience in social media an advantage.

We are looking for people with at least five year’s work experience in journalism and/ or communications.

The job involves handling media enquiries after hours, and attracts an on-call allowance. Salary range is $98,216- $109,817pa plus an on-call allowance of $12.5K (full-time) and 15.4% super.

Duties include:
1. Handle media inquiries, write media releases, opinion pieces, and briefing notes. Also, organise media conferences and launches.

2. Play an active role in Communication’s digital strategy, including writing web stories, creating digital marketing content and actively engaging with social media.

3. Take a pro-active approach to promoting the Commission and its policies and projects in the media.

4. Provide high level advice to the Commission on communications strategy, and monitor public debate on human rights issues.

5. Lead and contribute to media and communications projects as required. This includes assisting with major public events such as the Human Rights Awards.

6. Work well within a team environment and foster good working relationships

Sydney 2000

Australian Human Rights Commission


Please send your curriculum vitae and a maximum of one page setting out how your skills and experience make you the best person for the job to jobs@humanrights.gov.au

Applications close Sunday February 24, 2019.

For more information contact Adrian Flood on 02 9284 9654 (on leave until Feb 4) or Elizabeth Tan on 9284 9779.


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