First listed on: 14 June 2022

Manager Media

NSW Ambulance is an integral part of the NSW Health system that must work together seamlessly to deliver services to the community of NSW. We take a values-based leadership approach putting our people at the centre of everything we do, striving to deliver our mission of Excellence in Care through our CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

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About the Role

Develop and manage a small team of Media Officers to deliver a range of media related activities, including responses to media enquiries, attending incidents, preparation of media releases, ministerial announcements, media campaigns and media issues management. This role will have occasional liaison with Ministerial Offices to deliver effective and relevant media services in a manner that reflects organisational priorities and upholds and promotes the reputation of NSW Ambulance. 

The role will be based at Rozelle and will move to the new State Operations Centre in Sydney Olympic Park in the next 12 months.

About you

We are looking for a candidate with extensive leadership experience in big newsrooms or Media and Communications teams and an ability to manage several key projects and issues at the same time. You will have a strong ability to get the most out of your team while respecting NSW Ambulance’s CORE values.

A long list of contacts across media and experience managing proactive and reactive media requests is advantageous. You will need strong interpersonal skills, and experience working in a small team that delivers results in a high pressure environment.

What we can offer you

  • Committed to offering a career with NSW Ambulance with the personal reward of being part of one of the largest ambulance services in the world.
  • Committed to a diverse workforce that strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates, those with special needs and those who identify with the LGBIQT+ community to apply.
  • Committed to supporting a work - life balance, with flexible start and finish hours by negotiation, 17.5% annual leave loading and generous salary package options.

How to Apply
Please respond to the below two questions (max 4000 characters including spaces) and submit this with your CV and other required information.

Question 1:  Provide an example about a time when quality standards were critical to your role. How did you maintain these?

Question 2:  What have you taken into consideration when delegating tasks to your team members? Please give an example of how you have done this.

For role related queries please contact Director, Office of the Chief Executive Ryan Gilchrist via

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, 38 hours per week
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 3
Remuneration: $116,403 per annum - $132,700 per annum
Requisition ID: REQ318604
Closing Date: 26 June 2022

Should an eligibility list be created, it can be used to fill permanent, temporary and short-term vacancies that may become available over the next 18 months. The eligibility list can also be used to fill other positions, at the same, or other locations, that are at the same grade and substantially the same capability level.


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