APS6 Senior Strategic Communications Officer

Posted 02 April 2024
Salary$60.26 per hour plus Superannuation
Job type Contract

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Communications Officer to join the Internal Communications team of a Federal Government Agency based in Geelong. This is an APS6 level equivalent paying $60.26 per hour plus super and will be a 12 month assignment working Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week.

Responsibilities include:
  • Draft clear, concise and effective messaging for different audiences, including talking points and speeches
  • Contribute towards the development and delivery of communication plans, progressing approvals and coordination of collateral
  • Identify and develop stakeholder relationships
  • Evaluate the impact of communications 
  • Lead and support team  members with administration, technical and procedural tasks
About you

You will have experience in the preparation and implementation of strategic communication products along with the ability to work in a fast paced workplace which delivers high-quality contents, often within short timeframes.

In addition, you present with:
  • Relevant experience in communications or similar
  • Championing plain English and accessible communications 
  • Strong written communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities while maintaining high work standards.
  • Passionate about delivering best practice, inclusive and accessible communication.
 To Apply 

As this role is within the Federal Government, applicants are required to hold Australian Citizenship to be considered.
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.