Media Relations Manager

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Job Type: Freelance
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Hilary Williams
Call: Hilary
Reference: 20013253_1620695559


Our client is a well known department in the NSW Government and responsible for financial management policy & reporting. They are looking for a Media Relations Manager.


Working with Senior Executives the Media Relations Manager's main responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop the media relations strategy - including execution across both proactive and reactive media and providing advice on media issues
  • Manage proactive media - including media opportunities, conference participation, speaking opportunities, earned media, social media, media events, and securing of awards and recognition
  • Deliver a high impact/high volume media service by working closely with internal stakeholders
  • Drive reactive media relations, including crisis and reputation management
  • Build and manage ongoing relationships with relevant members of the state, national and financial media
  • Develop media and communication content and materials, including media releases, talking points, opinion pieces, briefs and speeches
  • Lead a small team and ensure critical deadlines are met


  • The ideal candiate will have at least 10+ years experience in a similar role preferably from the Government sector or professional services
  • Experience working with the media is essential
  • Strong communication skills are a must and previous experience of managing a team

If you are a senior Media Relations Manager and free immediately then we look forward to hearing from you.