Media Adviser, Supreme Court of Victoria

Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC0121
Closing Date: 28-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 19/09/2019 - 18/09/2020
Attachments: SC0121 PD.doc (Word, 242KB)

SC0121 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 51KB)

Sarah Dolan on (03) 9603 6158

Position Details

  • Work directly with the Communications and Public Affairs Director in a new and exciting position.
  • A trusted liaison point with the media to help bring to life the work of Victoria's highest court.
  • Fixed term until September 2020 - VPS5 - Melbourne CBD location.


  • The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in Victoria and comprises the Court of Appeal and the Trial Division. The Courtdeals with major criminal and civil matters, plus appeals against decisions of lower courts.
  • The Supreme Court is looking for a dynamic and creative media adviser to help bring the work of the Court to life.
  • The media adviser role will help journalists to fairly and accurately report of court matters and help promote sentencing remarks, significant judgments and information about the Court's work.
  • The role will prepare reports on media coverage and work with the broader Communications and Engagement team to develop content help promote Circuit sittings and the Gertie's Law podcast work.
  • This role would suit someone ready to work in an agile and evolving media and communication environment.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.


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