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Working within the Media Office located at the Civic Centre the position is an integral part of the Communications Unit. This position will effectively manage relationships with the media and the wider community, positively influencing Council’s image in the community through strategic communications, community consultations, editorials, articles and content for relevant publications. It will also effectively work across Alice Springs Town Council business units with proactive internal communications methods.
Under the direction of the Senior Media Officer and in alignment with Council’s values, proactively engage with media representatives to ensure professional and effective communications on behalf of Council; respond to media enquiries, prepare media releases, alerts, statements, speeches and relevant presentations.
Assist the Senior Media Officer in providing considered communications advice to Council Executive.
In collaboration with Marketing and internal stakeholders, contribute to the development and maintenance of engaging and inclusive content for Council’s online digital platforms, as well as print and other publications.
In collaboration with Marketing, develop content for Council’s digital platforms (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedln).
Ensure media networks are maintained by conducting research to identify opportunities for growth and efficiency.
Generate editorial content for the Council Connects newsletter and assist with distribution.
Produce photos and videos to create effective and inclusive content for use across digital platforms and in corporate publications.
Provide proofreading and editing for Council’s internal and external communications, as required.
Ensure that Alice Springs Town Council corporate identity and values are upheld in all communications.
Contribute to analytics reporting and evaluation of the effectiveness of Council’s communications activities
Excellent verbal, written communication, negotiation, organisation and planning skills.
Experience with photography and videography.
Excellent knowledge of the principles of effective communication, public relations and promotion, and media operations.
Extensive experience and skills in media, public relations and communications.
Strong commitment to customer service, professionalism, community, enthusiasm and motivation.
Demonstrated experience working within a team.
Effective time management skills.
For more about Council
With more than 200 staff across our Civic Centre, Alice Springs Public Library, Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Regional Waste Management Facility and Works Depot, Alice Springs Town Council is committed to being a dynamic Council.
We are proud to serve the residents of Alice Springs in a holistic way. Alice Springs as a region has a great deal of potential and it is Council’s duty to help us reach that potential.
Alice Springs Town Council has a vision for Alice Springs, a place that connects and empowers residents. We would love for you to be a part of that vision.
Alice Springs Town Council
Ph: (08) 8950 0528