The PSA has a vacancy for a media advisor to join our 4-person communications team. This is a full-time, permanent position based in our Wellington office.
The communications team is responsible for the production of printed and online resources including newsletters and the PSA Journal, developing and maintaining the PSA website, social media, media liaison, and providing advice and communications support for campaigns.
The media advisor prepares and issues media statements, has key responsibilities for PSA media campaigns, advises on appropriate and effective means of establishing and maintaining good relations with media, politicians and employers and manages media opportunities such as campaigns and government announcements.
The successful applicant will have an ability to convey information to intended audiences and is able to exercise strategic judgement as to when and on
what issues a media release or media contact is appropriate. This is a stimulating and busy position that requires someone who is highly motivated, has a high level of political awareness, an in-depth understanding of the role of unions in a democratic society and with the skills to make an important contribution to the PSA’s organising work. We are looking for someone who can work well with other members of the communication team and with other PSA staff.
Please apply for an application pack and job description to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For any queries you can contact Liz Byron, Executive Assistant to the National Secretaries on
04-816 5036. Applications close 5.00pm on Friday 6 December 2013.