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Ministerial and Corporate Communications Officer x 3

Ministerial and Corporate Communications Officer x3

• Ongoing x2, Fixed Term Contract (up to 12 months) x1
• Sydney CBD – The Rocks
• Total Remuneration Package $103,786 – $114,885

About the Organisation
Destination NSW is a Public Service Executive Agency established to realise the full potential of Sydney and regional NSW as a global tourism and events destination with responsibility for developing and implementing strategies to grow the visitor economy.

Destination NSW’s role is to market Sydney and regional NSW as one the world’s premier tourism and major events destinations; to secure and develop major sporting and cultural events; to work in partnership with Business Events Sydney to win major international conventions and incentive travel rewards programs; to develop and deliver initiatives that will drive visitor growth throughout the State; and to achieve the NSW Government’s goal of tripling overnight visitor spending by 2030.

For more information about Destination NSW please visit our website at www.destinationnsw.com.au

About The Role

Destination NSW is currently seeking Ministerial and Corporate Communications Officers (x3). The positions will work across a variety of tourism and major events portfolios including sport, lifestyle, arts and entertainment as well as promoting the many reasons to visit Australia’s Harbour City and travel beyond into regional NSW.

Destination NSW’s Ministerial and Corporate Communications Officers are responsible for managing media and stakeholder opportunities and events for the NSW Government. Officers are responsible for leveraging the investment made by the NSW Government through Destination NSW in major events as well as the programs and initiatives undertaken across NSW to grow tourism and position NSW as a leading visitor destination.

These roles are responsible for end to end management, planning and preparation of materials to support ministerial and corporate opportunities including media releases, briefing notes and speeches as well as managing media enquiries and announcement events.

Sydney 2000

Destination NSW


Applying for the Role:
Applicants should respond to the following two targeted questions in a covering letter [maximum two pages] as well as supplying an updated copy of their resume [maximum five pages] with relevant skills and experience and identifying how these relate to the capabilities of the role. Applicants must specify in their application if applying for an ongoing position and/or fixed term contract opportunity.

1. Outline your experience in preparing ministerial or corporate communications materials – media releases, briefings, speech notes, parliamentary material and other key documents.

2. Provide an example of where you have identified and executed a media opportunity. You should outline the media opportunity, the strategy/approach and result. Please detail what materials/events/communication you were responsible for delivering and the outcome.

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; therefore you may be contacted to participate. For more information regarding capability based assessment techniques.

Closing date: 16 January 2019 at 11:59pm
Enquiries: Rachael Hayes, Director, Ministerial & Corporate Communications on 9931 1307 or rachael.hayes@dnsw.com.au

Applications must be lodged electronically via the I Work For NSW website.

Applications submitted via email will not be accepted.



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