Media Liaison Officer

Media management is an important role in any response to flood, storm and other emergencies that the NSW SES is involved with. 

Volunteer Media Officers are specifically trained to work with their local media outlets and can have the opportunity to travel to other regions to assist during severe weather. They also develop content for social media and ensure communities are informed and NSW SES teams are publicly recognised for their hard work.

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Volunteering type

Work with media agencies and manage social media profiles to inform your community and keep residents safe.

Fitness Requirements

This role may involve both office and field work. A minimum level of fitness is required for field work.

Time Requirements

Initial training involves a training course over one weekend and then experience on the job. The majority of work for this role is during or following periods of severe weather.

Skills requirements

The following training pathway is required:

  • Fundamentals & generic skills,
  • Media Liaison

Unit locations with this capability

Available at all units. Trained members with media experience are often deployed to assist with operations in other parts of NSW.

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