Media and Communications Adviser

You are a media and communications expert. You can deliver high impact media strategies, pitch stories to journalists with ease and meet deadlines. You know your field, you have exceptional teamwork skills, and want to use your media and communication skills to make lives easier for people experiencing disadvantage.



our vision: a just marketplace where people have power and business plays fair

our purpose: to make life easier for people experiencing vulnerability and disadvantage in Australia


We’re an independent, not-for-profit consumer organisation based in Melbourne. We make an impact. If that matters to you, we can offer you a challenging opportunity.

Our people tell us they love working with such a great group of like-minded colleagues. If the idea of variety, tight deadlines, meaningful campaigns, and connections with issues that capture attention across Australia appeals to you, then we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking for our next Media and Communications Adviser.

You’ll need a strong commitment to social justice combined with a flexible, pro-active and “can-do” attitude and demonstrable ability to work with people who are vulnerable and disadvantaged. Your media expertise is backed up by outstanding skills in collaboration, project management and team work.

This is a permanent full-time position based at our offices in Melbourne CBD.  As primary media contact for our organisation, work outside regular business hours and on weekends – including answering our media phone – is required. Interstate travel may also be involved.

The salary range offered will be between $85,000 – $88,000 per annum commensurate with experience, plus superannuation. Consumer Action Law Centre offers FBT salary packaging therefore, depending upon personal financial circumstances, the value of the salary may be equivalent to up to approximately $5,000 – $7,000 higher.

A full position description is attached below. 


How to apply for this job 

Please submit your application before 5pm Monday 23rd March to:

Human Resources Manager
Consumer Action Law Centre,


Your application must include:

  1. Your CV
  2. A cover letter addressing the following selection screening questions:
  1. How have you shown a commitment to advancing the public interest and social justice in your work and/or outside work activities?
  2. Describe the most effective/impactful media strategy you have delivered. What made it successful?
  3. What do you think makes a great Media and Communications professional?


Applications that do not address the selection screening questions will not be considered.


Consumer Action Law Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce.  We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal people, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and LGBTIQ+ people.


Click here for a full position description

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