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About NSW Farmers

NSW Farmers’ Association, Australia’s largest farm body, is dedicated to lobbying on behalf of its members and farmers generally in NSW, as well as representing their interests across all agricultural sectors; to ensure that their voice is heard at all levels of Government as well as by other interest groups and stakeholders. The following position is now available:

Public Affairs Director – 12 month Maternity relief position


Your Challenge:

To develop, drive and oversee the media, social media and external communication programme for NSW Farmers. Stays across all priority policy issues and generates media and public affairs opportunities. Ensures effective communication of relevant, timely and credible information to Members and key stakeholders.

We are looking for:

Someone with media experience, either working as a journalist or in a communications role
Sound interpersonal and communication skills, and a polite and professional manner in all dealings with members and non-members, elected representatives and stakeholders
Solid social media experience
A proactive worker with the ability to adapt to changing priorities as well as reacting to incoming queries and requests for information
Experience liaising with the media and managing releases
High level of organisation

To Apply:

Applications including resume and cover letter to be sent to hr@nswfarmers.org.au
Applications close 5.00pm Friday, 30th November 2018
Enquiries please contact 02 9478 1000
PD - Public Affairs Director
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