APS6 Community Engagement and Communications Officer

Posted 10 June 2022
Salary$58.50 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineCommunications, Government Federal

Job description

The Role

The APS6 Community Engagement and Communications Officer will be required to perform engagement and community stakeholder relationship management as part of a team. Key aspects of the role include presentation and public speaking, relationship management and administrative support. It will require working collaboratively within the team including sharing and developing specialised knowledge in areas of expertise.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Delivering clear, concise and effective messaging to people with disability, their families and carers as well as other community and mainstream stakeholders.
  • Producing content for a variety of channels.
  • Providing logistical management and advice to the Agency to deliver proactive and nationally consistent engagement activities.
  • Contributing to the implementation and operationalisation of a targeted, proactive engagement strategy.
  • Working with the leadership team to promote and implement best practice stakeholder and engagement management model.
  • Coordinating critical data analysis and feedback to measure effectiveness of activities and strategies.
  • Undertaking document management of event documentation.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Possess communications and engagement experience, along with excellent organisational skills and the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment.
  • Implement work plans for the work area including setting tasks and priorities, managing workflow and allocating resources.
  • Make decisions using good judgement, expertise and knowledge, under limited guidance.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • It is highly desirable that applicants have an understanding of or lived experience in the field of disability.
To Apply:

In order to be considered applicants are required to hold an Australian Citizenship.
If this sounds like the role for you, please submit an updated copy of your resume in MS Word format by hitting APPLY NOW or call 03 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.