The Hon Tony Abbott MP
Leader of the Opposition
Applications are invited for the position of Senior Adviser - Media to the Leader of the Opposition.
This position would suit a highly motivated person, preferably with several years of experience in journalism or a related communications discipline and experience in the development of and implementation of communication strategies.
Knowledge of government and parliamentary processes would be an advantage.
The position is based in Sydney with regular travel to Canberra and interstate.
The position is offered under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 and conditions are outlined in the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2010-2012. A salary within the range $111,403 to $146,492 pa will be determined commensurate with relevant skills and experience. In addition, an allowance of $27,500 is payable in recognition of long and irregular hours including weekend work, and a private-plated vehicle or allowance-in-lieu is provided. A probationary period of three months will apply.
Applications setting out details of experience and the names of two referees should be forwarded to:
Applications close on 21 January 2011. For further information please contact David Wawn on (02) 6277 4022.
7 Jan 2011