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Media & Corporate Relations Executive

Are you a strong communicator with an understanding of government process? Are you confident building relationships with senior stakeholders and managing multiple priorities at once? Can you write for a range of audiences including government, corporate, media and consumers? If so, we'd love to hear from you!

Victoria is home to some of the country's best tourism and event experiences and we have a rare opportunity to join the organisation responsible for driving visitor demand and promoting the state. This is a 12 month contract role.

The Corporate Relations Team delivers coordinated communications and stakeholder engagement that increases awareness of Victoria as a destination and improves the reputations of Visit Victoria – both internally and externally.  You'll be part of a team that manages government relations and ministerial communications, media and public relations, issues management, and industry and internal communications.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support the Head of Media & Communications and Manager, Communications & Corporate Relations in preparing and delivering high quality communications materials on behalf of Visit Victoria and Minister’s office.
  • Nurture key media relationships and deliver media opportunities for the Minister and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to raise awareness of portfolio activity and achievements. 
  • Prepare media responses, speaking notes, event brief and media releases, and manage distribution (including pitching) where appropriate.
  • Monitor and analyse media coverage to provide key insights and enable Visit Victoria to adapt and improve strategy. 
  • Build and maintain highly-effective relationships with Ministerial media advisers and government contacts. 
  • Support in the development of internal and external communications including emails, presentations the corporate website and intranet. 
  • Support public relations strategies and activities to assist the promotion of the business’ outstanding and innovative marketing campaigns. 
  • Workplace Health and Safety (WH&S) is the responsibility of all team members across Visit Victoria. Team members must comply with all company policies and procedures regarding WH&S, actively identify and resolve any hazards, and immediately report all incidents and injuries.

Skills/Experience Required

  • Experience working with government stakeholders
  • Experience working with media
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills, sound initiative, judgement, and political acumen

Visit Victoria Values

Passion - We love what we do
Creativity -Imagination without boundaries
Collaboration - We work as one
Growth - Embrace growth and challenges
Connection - Connection to people, culture and country

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds as we strive to create an inclusive and diverse working environment.

Visit Victoria offers flexible working arrangements and a hybrid model that includes working from home and the office. 

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact [email protected].