Communications Officer

Posted 05 June 2022
Salary$43 - $47 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineCommunications, Marketing

Job description

Our local government client is seeking an experienced Communications Officer to join their fast-paced team based in the Brisbane CBD.  Working within the City Communications Branch and reporting to the Team Leader and Communication Services Senior Officer, your role is to assist in the development and delivery of communication strategies, campaigns, and initiatives for a specific portfolio of programs.  This position also reinforces and implements the organisations corporate brand strategy and helps manage various aspects of the corporate collateral produced.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the research, development, implementation and evaluation of successful communication strategies and campaigns for a range of programs and projects, within budget and established timeframes.
  • Take responsibility for the crafting, development, writing, editing, proofing, sourcing of quotes, production, and budgeting of relevant pieces of collateral. Write for a variety of audiences, as part of these campaigns and strategies.
  • Deliver marketing and communication advice and activities in line with guidelines, policies and processes. This will include branding, approvals processes, corporate style guide and preferred supplier arrangements.
  • Develop, monitor and maintain effective working relationships with key internal and external partners and networks to ensure the effective delivery of marketing and communication projects.
  • Develop marketing and communication campaigns and strategies for a variety of audiences.
Required skills and Experience:
  •  Knowledge of current communication and marketing issues and trends, and proven ability to use this to improve communication outcomes.
  • Ability to develop simple communication strategies, recognising communication challenges, target audiences, key messages, strategic approach, tactics, and timeline for delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to design, write, edit, proof, brief and deal with suppliers; manage the production of various types of collateral.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Tertiary qualifications in communication, journalism, marketing, or a relevant discipline (desirable). 
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