Senior Media and Communications Advisor

Ignite have partnered with an a well respected NFP Client who are looking to have a Senior Media and Communications Advisor to join their team to assist in creating innovative and engagement communication and media material for the business.


Our client focuses in delivering health outcomes for local and regional communities, often negotiating and advocating with Governments on health care policies and programs and systems reform. Working with various stakeholder levels, this is an ideal role for a Senior Media and Communications Advisor who is passionate about making a difference!


  • Provide strategic media advise and lead media engagement doe the business, driving a proactive approach and reactive to media strategies to support policy objectives.
  • Liaise and collaborate with the Policy and Program Delivery Team to translate, advise and ensure consistency of messages align with the organisation’s strategic direction.
  • Establish and drive a marketing and communications strategy, working with the executives to establish an implementation plan.
  • Create innovative and engaging speeches, presentations and media releases
  • Leading the social and online media management including writing news pierces and profiles for the website and various social media platforms.
  • Assist with the management of a small team
  • Tertiary qualifications in communications, journalism, public relations, media studies or related discipline
  • Prior experience in a similar position within a NFP, Federal Department or charity ideal
  • Demonstrated ability to establish, advise and implement communication plans, policy translation and strong stakeholder engagement
  • Prior experience in managing online and social media, specifically press releases.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to thrive in a high-pressured environment.
Please note:
Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
You must have full Australian Work Rights to be considered for this position.

Canberra (Canberra)
Zoe Brown