First listed on: 23 July 2018

Media Adviser

Founded in 1865, with approximately 6,500 staff, more than $6 billion in fixed and other assets and more than 6,500 kilometres of track, Queensland Rail is dedicated to increasing rail patronage through improved reliability, frequency of services and making rail travel the transport mode of choice in Queensland. We are committed to building a better passenger business by connecting with customers, improving frontline services and facilitating Queensland’s growth and development.

At Queensland Rail we believe safety comes first. Always.

We looking for a highly organised individual with outstanding communication skills to join their fast paced, friendly, dynamic team of professionals in their Corporate and Customer Relations Media Team. This role is fixed term  until February 2019 with the possibility of a longer term extension.   

This critical role requires an exceptionally high attention to detail, the ability to write with confidence and diplomacy in a fast-paced, solution focussed environment to ensure Queensland Rail's  Corporate reputation is enhanced by delivering media relations activities.

We are looking for a team player who has a positive and energetic attitude who can demonstrate the ability to work autonomously under pressure within tight timeframes and keep a level head in stressful situations.  

Your strong background in communications developing media correspondence at the highest level will be complimented by your consistent, concise and effective business writing skills. This role is extremely busy and would suit someone who thrives working in a fast paced environment who has a keen interest working within the political environment.

To apply for this position you should have:

  • High level of skills in providing strategic communication advice, including developing, implementing and evaluating programs to support business initiatives in a commercial environment.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skill, including media liaison, consultation and advisory skills.
  • High level of written communication skills including preparation of speeches, media releases, newsletters and fact sheets.
  • High level of skill to manage multiple projects in a timely manner and within budget if required

A tertiary degree in a communication-related discipline would be highly advantageous in this position.

This role may require working outside of normal business hours on occasion.

If you can demonstrate a high level of knowledge or experience in the above criteria please apply to position number #59842 by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining relevant experience by 5pm, Monday 30th July 2018

Queensland Rail is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to apply for this position.

Starting Salary $90,000 plus Superannuation  (Pro Rata)

As an employee of Queensland Rail you are eligible for not only career satisfaction and advancement but so much more! QLD Rail offers free train travel to and from work on duty days and a healthy work/ life balance including flexible work arrangements. Discounted personal rail travel and salary sacrificing is available along with a generous superannuation scheme and access to our corporate health fund discounted rates.

The recruitment and selection process for this position may require the successful candidate to satisfactorily undertake an alcohol and other drug screen.

 PN59842 - Media Adviser.pdf

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