Seeking Public Affairs Advisors

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Australian Public Affairs is a dynamic communications consultancy seeking Issues and Communications Advisors to manage campaigns on behalf of our clients.

The ideal candidates will have 5+ years of experience in issues rich communications environments within Australia and will have managed clients, resolved issues and led projects across a broad range of sectors and issue sets.

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

The candidates will also have expertise in either or both social media campaigning and working in the independent schools sector.  A background in politics, government or journalism would be an advantage.

The roles require individuals 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.  There is also a need to juggle multiple deadlines in an exciting and fast moving environment.

There is an expectation that the Advisors will contribute to growing the practice by sourcing new business.

Please send a CV of no more than 4 pages and cover letter to Tracey Cain at tcain@apa.net.au