After completing a degree in journalism and public relations, I started working in marketing and corporate communication roles. I wanted to focus on writing content development so I pursued the opportunity to do just that, within the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.
A typical day involves writing content for a range of mediums and audiences – usually that’s online. I also work on short-term projects and ongoing publications, so it can vary from day-to-day.
I appreciate the flexibility, whether that’s returning from maternity leave, working part-time or compressing weeks to suit my situation. It’s helped me juggle family commitments better than I might have elsewhere.
I like to help people communicate clearly and doing that on the government’s behalf gives me exposure to a range of topics and issues that include the relaying the state’s progress against the Premier’s priorities and initiatives.
Working in the public sector gives me better job security. I have the opportunity to potentially move within the sector and learn more about government operations.
I came to Adelaide because it was the best option for the terms of my visa at the time I was migrating, and I’m glad it worked out that way.
South Australia has a lot to offer and I enjoy the pace.