APS5 Community Engagement and Communications Officer

Posted 21 June 2022
Salary$53.63 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineCommunications, Government Federal

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Community Engagement & Communications Officer to join a Government Agency based at an APS5 equivalent. The Community Engagement & Communications Officer is responsible for ensuring the proactive and strategic delivery of regional community and stakeholder engagement.

In addition, you will:
  • Support the development and delivery of external communications content and activities for State and Territory jurisdictions.
  • Provide support on projects and activities across the National Communications and Engagement Branch as required.
  • Build and manage relationships with National Office work groups, trial sites and regions, and external stakeholders to support effective communications and engagement activities.
  • Produce content for a variety of channels including print, digital and event materials.
  • Provide input into the development of regional communication plans including stakeholder mapping, key messages and scheduling activities.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Possess communications and engagement experience, along with excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities while maintaining high work standards and accuracy. Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • It is highly desirable that applicants have an understanding of or lived experience in the field of disability.
As this role is within the Federal Government, applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship.

If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or call DFP Recruitment on 8632 9900 for more information.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.