APS6 Strategic Communications Officer

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary$0 - $60.26 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineGovernment FederalMarketing

Job description

Exciting Opportunity: APS6 Strategic Communications Officers Needed
DFP Recruitment is seeking multiple APS6 Strategic Communications Officers to join our Federal Government client, in a dynamic team leadership role.
 About the Role
As an APS6 Strategic Communications Officer, you will:
- Lead and manage team activities with delegated authority and responsibility.
- Provide technical, professional, policy, and operational support for complex problems.
- Coordinate strategic planning, program and project management, and policy development to support our client’s goal of building a world-leading disability service.
- Engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, addressing complex, sensitive issues.
- Organisation and Attention to Detail: Demonstrate exceptional organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
- Clear Communication: Champion plain English, ensuring all materials are accessible and adhere to our clients style and branding guidelines.
- Leadership: Serve as a trusted communications expert, assisting key stakeholders and business partners.
- Content Creation: Draft clear, concise messaging for various audiences, including talking points and speeches.
- Plan Development: Contribute to the development and delivery of communications plans, manage approvals, and coordinate go-live collateral.
- Stakeholder Relationships: Identify and develop key internal stakeholder relationships, addressing and resolving emerging challenges.
- Impact Evaluation: Evaluate the impact of communications, identify learnings, and assess project objectives.
- Support: Assist team members with administrative, technical, and procedural tasks.
 Key Skills Required – Must have these skills in order to be suitable
- Copy Writing in Plain English
- Organisational Skills and Attention to Detail
- Stakeholder Management Expertise
 Desirable Skills
- Accessible Communications Principles
- Lived Experience of Disability or Work in the Disability Sector
 Position Details
- Location: Perth CBD
- Type: Casual position working full-time hours (no leave entitlements but casual loading included).
- Pay Rate: $60.26 per hour plus super
- Contract Length: 12 months with possible extension
- Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 10PM AEST, Friday 7 June 2024 (apply at the latest 3 days prior). Any applications past this can be considered for other similar positions we obtain in the future, so it is still worth applying. 
- Requirement: Must be an Australian Citizen to apply.
Should you be interested in applying and meet the key skills required, please apply now with your CV. If you have any questions, please send an email to dcargin@dfp.com.au.

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