Experienced issues manager and communications advisor

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·       Full time - Sydney CBD

·       Experienced issues manager and communications advisor

·       Experience in government and media essential

·       8+ years of experience

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Issues Manager and Communications Advisor to work on a diverse range of complex communications campaigns.

The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience including in government and media in Australia.

They will have worked in issues rich communications environments and will have managed clients, resolved issues and led projects across a broad range of sectors and issue sets.

The candidate will be able to seamlessly integrate with our Media, Government Relations and Graphic Design teams – drawing on resources and directing solutions from an executive level.

The role requires someone with high levels of emotional intelligence, an ability to communicate and advise clients on options to resolve issues at CEO and Board levels, and an ability to quickly grasp and propose solutions to confidential and complex matters.

An interest and experience in the education sector would be a strong advantage.

There is an expectation that the Advisor will contribute to growing the practice by assisting with introductions and new business.

We are looking to fill this position quickly, but will wait for the right person.

Please email a CV and portfolio overview (no more than 4 pages) to tcain@apa.net.au