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Media Officer

Alcohol and Drug Foundation
  • Melbourne Location, full time on-going role
  • ADF base $61,425 plus super and further 3rd party NFP salary packaging
  • Support the planning and delivery of media and public relations initiatives

The ADF encourages cultural diversity and our programs are reflective of our community partners, stakeholders and community at large.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

About us

The Alcohol & Drug Foundation(ADF) is Australia’s leading organisation committed to inspiring positive change and delivering evidence-based approaches to minimise alcohol and drug harm. With a staff group of over 140 passionate people working across the country we are driven by our vision of lives unlimited by alcohol and drug harm.

About the role

The Media Officer supports the planning, coordination and execution of media and public relations initiatives for the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF).

Key outcomes for this position include:

  • Raising awareness of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, its programs and advocacy messages through targeted media and brand positioning
  • Successfully developing and pitching stories and preparing spokespeople for interviews

For a position description and more information please visit our careers page at https://adf.org.au/about/careers/ .

About you

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in public relations, communications or media
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in supporting the planning and delivery of effective media liaison and engagement
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills for a broad range of audiences and media
  • Ability to draft, edit, pitch and appropriately time new press releases, feature stories and media proposals relating to ADF services, AOD issues, and other core ADF programs / activities
  • High attention to detail, including strong proof reading and fact checking skills
  • High-level organisational skills within an office environment, including the ability to work effectively across multiple projects at the same time

To apply

To apply, please include a resume and cover letter responding to the Position Description's Capabilities Profile by the closing date.

Please note, any application that doesn't respond to the job ad requirements may not be considered.

For enquiries, please contact Carmel Green – carmel.green@adf.org.au, using the subject line: Media Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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