Manager FRNSW Media

Basel, Basel-Stadt, ch
Company: NSW Government
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-07-25 16:07:37

Manager FRNSW Media, Fire and Rescue NSW

Ongoing Full Time

Grade: Clerk Grade 11/12

Salary Package: Package up to $164,686 pa. Package includes salary range ($128,473 pa to $148,578 pa), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Closing date: 29 July 2021

  • Free on-site gym and car parking

  • New building and modern facilities including on-site café

  • Activity Based Working environment

  • Team environment

  • Who we are

    FRNSW is one of the world’s largest urban fire and rescue services and is the busiest in Australia. Our overriding purpose is to enhance community safety, quality of life, and confidence by minimising the impact of hazards and emergency incidents on the people, property, environment and economy of NSW. Our capabilities extend far beyond fighting fires. FRNSW firefighters are among the most highly trained in the world. Our teams provide fire prevention, they respond to hazardous materials incidents, natural disasters and medical emergencies. Our teams also undertake counter terrorism and urban search and rescue operations. We are prepared for anything – helping anyone, anywhere, anytime.

    About the Role

    This role will lead the development and delivery of FRNSW's strategic media framework, including major announcements and programs, often requiring complex stakeholder coordination and liaison. The role is responsible for building relationships with key stakeholders including the Minister's Office and external media to promote the capabilities of FRNSW; and supports the Director Media, Communication and Engagement as the key contact for daily issues management.

    Key knowledge and experience

  • Demonstrated experience in leading communication and media projects utilising multiple communications channels
  • Demonstrated experience in crafting well designed and written media communications and working directly with Ministers, ministerial advisors and media outlets to deliver government communications

  • Essential requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field or equivalent relevant experience
  • Participation on an on-call roster for media enquiries, weekends (typically once every 6 weeks)
  • Be available to work between the spread of hours 7am to 7pm

  • For role specific enquiries, please contact Katherine Danks, Director Media, Communications and Engagement on 02 9742 7361.

    Work Life Harmony

  • Location based with flexibility to remote work 

  • Flexible hours between 7am – 7pm (35-hour work week) 

  • Partnership with Fitness Passport for ongoing staff and their families to access more than 390 gyms and pools at a discounted rate

  • Development Opportunities

  • Study Assistance for approved courses

  • Leadership development programs

  • Training and development

  • Our commitment to Inclusion & Diversity

    Great people come from all walks of life and at Fire & Rescue NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community we serve.

    Applying for the Role

    To be considered for this role, answer the two targeted questions, and attach copy of your qualification(s) and your resume outlining your relevant skills and capabilities.

    For information to complete the application and respond to the targeted capability-based questions visit:

    For any technical assistance in submitting your application via 'I work for NSW' please contact 'I Work for Support' on 1800 562 679.

    Fire & Rescue NSW is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, Cultural Diversity and ethical work practices. If you are speech or hearing impaired, have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the assessment process, require access to information about this vacancy in a different format or would like to discuss the possibility of flexible work arrangements in this role, please contact Katherine Danks on 02 9742 7361.


    Role Description

    Key Application Responses

    Targeted Questions

  • Please outline your experience in leading a team of media staff in undertaking communication and media projects utilising multiple communications channels. What are some of the challenges working in this area and how have you addressed them?
  • Please provide an example that demonstrates your expertise in working directly with Ministers, ministerial advisors, and media outlets to deliver government communications. Include in your response how you manage organisational risks when communicating information.

  • Jobs you might also be interested in