AO5 Communication Advisor

Posted 17 June 2024
Salary$66.05 - $71.79 per hour
Job type Temporary

Job description

Our State Government client is looking for an AO5 Communication Advisor to support projects in the design, construction and maintenance phases within the Delivery Team providing communications services to assigned projects.

As the Communications Advisor, you will ensure effective relationship outcomes for regional projects. You will be required to advise on, develop, implement, and monitor a range of high quality and timely communications services relating to community engagement, stakeholder relationship management, reputational and issues management, media relations, executive correspondence and internal.
Reporting to the Senior Communications Advisor, your responsibilities will include:
  • Provide high level communication advice and support to regional staff on communication strategies for key stakeholder and community engagement on infrastructure projects in the design and construction phases.
  • Research and gather information and write articles for various project materials, including newsletters, construction notifications, webpage content, online engagement information, reporting and so on.
  • Coordinate and write media statements, responses to media enquiries, speech notes and other communications materials.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure appropriate governance frameworks are maintained and adhered to.
  • Perform other ad hoc communication support as required.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
  • A current Class ‘C’ Drivers Licence
  • While qualifications are not mandatory, a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or marketing would be highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Accreditation from the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) in Engagement, or the willingness to obtain one.
  • Understanding of Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia framework and how it applies to infrastructure projects. Preferably Infrastructure Sustainability Accredited Professional qualification (however, this is not mandatory).
  • Experience in a communication or community engagement role in an environment dealing with major infrastructure projects, particularly in the transport or civil engineering sector, will be highly regarded.
Application closes 21 June, so do not delay and APPLY NOW!!!

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