APS6 Senior Communications Offier

Posted 28 July 2022
Salary$60 - $64 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal

Job description

About the Organisation

This agency will transform and grow a globally respected Australian industry that lifts the boarder economy, inspires and improves the lives of Australians – underpinned by strong international and national engagement.

About the role

As an APS6 Senior Communications Officer, you will be responsible for:
  • Developing high quality communications collateral, including but not limited to media releases, media responses, speeches, presentations and more.
  • Developing and executing communications strategies to support the project or team which you are assigned to.
  • Other activities as required by the Assistant Manager, Media and Communications, the Director of Communications or the Agency’s Executive.
Skills and Experience

Applicants MUST be Australian citizens, with the ability to obtain and hold a baseline clearance
  • A relevant degree in communications or a similar discipline and at least 5 years industry experience in media or communications roles.
  • Proven experience in developing and executing communications strategies that deliver against an objective.
  • Proven experience in producing communications collateral of a high quality, at a consistent pace, amid competing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate with influence including highly developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to decipher often complex ideas and communicate them in a way that is accessible and inspirational.
  • A collaborative working style that will build strong relationships within the Agency and with external stakeholders.
  • High level planning and logistics skills, with strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Proven capacity to deliver outcomes, individually and as a team member.
  • Initiative, flexibility and resilience to consistently deliver outcomes in a changing environment with competing priorities.
How to apply

If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Lexi Pappas at lpappas@dfp.com.au 02 6162 7311

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.