• 2023 National Hosting: GOC: Press Operation Supervisor
  • 2023 National Hosting: GOC: Press Operation Supervisor

2023 National Hosting: GOC: Press Operation Supervisor



Type : Notice
Date : October 1, 2022


Press Operations Supervisor

Reports To: Marketing & Communications Manager
Duty Station: Honiara

Brief Overview:
Press Operations is the function of providing service to accredited media and team media services so that the written press/photographers/social media can provide coverage of the Games.

The Press Operations Supervisor is responsible for coordinating the services and venues required to support this need.

Specific Duties

Plan for the operations of the Venue Press Centers (where applicable) as well as the Main Press Centre including the volunteer needs, the technology, and FFE of these centres.

Plan and integrate services for accreditation, and access to transport and other services as agreed to provide the accredited press.

Plan for a Games News Service (GNS) which will provide stories/background/ and photos to public/media for their consumption/use.

The GNS is the Games official news bureau/outlet intended to gather, collate and distribute news and information of the respective competitions and the GOC to the general public locally and internationally through the various news services and through all other media platforms

Coordinate the photographers pool which will be part of the GNS.

Conduct in accordance with agreed to protocols the Daily Press Conferences

Ensure coordination with the web, social media posts and other linkages are available and accurate

Undertake workshops with local press to provide pre-Games briefings

Work with Team media liaisons as required to provide support.


1.0 Must have a good working knowledge of the press in Solomon Islands and ideally across the Pacific
2.0 Must have experience in media relations/ operations
3.0 Must have local media contacts within the Solomon Islands
4.0 Preferrable experience managing volunteers.
5.0 Good working knowledge of social media


1.0 Well planned venue press centres, main press Centre with operations that provide effective services.
2.0 Effective Games News Service providing accurate/timely and interesting and informative information/stories/photos
3.0 Act as the local media contact and assist to generate local stories in the community and nationally

Required Skills/ Experience

Excellent Communication and coordination skills, including the ability to speak in front of large groups

Previous experience with managing large groups of volunteers (i.e., church/community projects) would be an advantage

2-5 years’ proven experience in the media and media relations

Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to inspire volunteers

Ability to manage multiple schedules and set goals


Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing or relevant

How to apply

To obtain a copy of the JD email: gocjobs@sol2023.com.sb

Applications can be hand delivered to Sea King Building Office or emailed to the above email.


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