- Job posted on: 30th Jun 2020
- Applications close:
Victorian Greens Senator-elect Lidia Thorpe is seeking a driven media or public relations professional to join her team with an anticipated start dates of early August (negotiable). This is a key position within a small team that works in a high-paced, dynamic work environment.
This position works directly with the Senator and Chief of Staff to develop and execute the Senator’s media and communications strategy, targeting key audiences across a range of platforms and outlets.
The Media & Communications Adviser will provide advice on media appearances and messaging, as well as responding to interview requests, writing media releases and other content for publication including digital content. This position will manage and integrate the Senator’s social media platforms and coordinate digital content production for those platforms.
The Media & Communications Adviser will be expected to accompany the Senator on official business as required and therefore can expect to work irregular hours and to travel regularly.
The position will be based in Melbourne and require frequent travel to Canberra.
The position is offered under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984, and employment conditions are outlined in the Members of Parliament (Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019. In addition to the salary, employer-sponsored superannuation of 15% is offered.
The position is offered at an Electorate Officer B classification with a salary range of $72,150 - $77,926 p.a. (depending on prior experience) plus 15% superannuation. The role attracts an additional Electorate Staff Allowance in the range of $8,058 to $12,087 per annum, in recognition of reasonable additional hours of work and travel outside of business hours.
Please note all employees are expected to sign a confidentiality and code of conduct agreement prior to the commencement of their employment. A probationary period of 3 months, with the option of extending by a maximum of two months, will apply.
The Australian Greens encourage applications from any interested and qualified people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. We don’t discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We welcome people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for all our roles.