Senior Media and Communications

Oran Park
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Camden Council

Request for:

Senior Media and Communications - Temporary Full Time (up to 6 weeks)

VP reference Number : VP408630

Buyer reference Number : REQ1302

Opens 11/Apr/2024 : Closes 16/Apr/2024 03:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Cut-off date for supplier queries : Monday 15 April 2024 03:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

To be eligible for consideration, you must finalize and submit your response online via VendorPanel before the

16/Apr/2024 03:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time.

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Senior Media and Communications - Temporary Full Time (up to 6 weeks)

Buyer Details

Business: Camden Council Location: 70 Oran Park Dr

Oran Park, New South Wales 2570 Australia

Web Site: Business Overview: Council Contact: The buyer has elected to have their personal and contact details hidden. These

details will be revealed to you at the buyers discretion.


Can be responded between:

11/Apr/2024 and 16/Apr/2024 03:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Supplier query cut-off: Monday 15 April 2024 03:00 PM (AUS Eastern Standard Time) Decision Date: 30/Apr/2024

What's required

SALARY: $1,731.76 - 1,984.91 per week + Super plus Agency Fees

Work Type: Temporary Full Time up to 6 weeks

Location: Oran Park Administration Building - 70 Central Avenue, Oran Park 2570

- Enjoy a 35-hour working week

- Modern building with latest techology, located in Oran Park

- Ample free parking onsite, close to shops

- Health program including free flu vaccinations, skin checks, and health and wellbeing leave options

Camden Council is seeking an experienced Senior Media & Communications Advisor to join our innovative and

progressive Communications Team.

Working for the fastest growing Council in Australia, the Senior Media & Communications Media Advisor will be

responsible for identifying and generating proactive media and promotional opportunities, managing Council’s relationship

with the media, delivering proactive and reactive media content and providing strategic media advice and direction to the


Background information / Compatibility requirements

Essential criteria (must haves):

- Experience in writing for government, executive or similar media and communications.

- Highly developed written, verbal and analytical skills, including ability to write engaging media releases, speeches and

media briefing notes that are relevant, timely, accurate and have a high impact.

- Extensive experience in dealing with the media and preparing responses on behalf of people on various levels in the


To meet Council’s WHS requirements and in accordance with Council’s Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been

identified via risk assessment that COVID-19 vaccination is strongly recommended.

To meet Council's Risk requirements, the agency that provides the successful applicant for this position is required to

have a minimum professional indemnity insurance coverage of 5 million dollars ($5,000,000).

Desired Outcomes ('Nice to haves', Conditions & Warranties, SLA's, Project benefits)

Desirable (nice to haves):

- Relevant qualifications and/or extensive experience in media and communications.

- Ability to research and analyse issues promptly and provide appropriate and innovative communications advice and


- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with people from all levels of community, business and government.

- Ability to produce work of a high quality within established timeframes, under immense pressure to deliver actions and

projects and with minimal supervision.

- Proven understanding of government processes, with an established network of media contacts.

- Willingness to show flexibility in work hours to meet urgent needs of the organisation and the media, including after

hours, weekends and public holidays when required.

- Ability to operate in a team environment both as a leader and participant.

- Demonstrated ability to apply EEO, WHS and ethical practice principles and to act with probity at all times.

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