Manager Community Liaison

Posted 24 May 2024
Job type Temporary

Job description

Our state government client is seeking suitable candidates for a newly created position – Manager, Community Liaison and Education.

The ideal candidate has experience in digital media and communications, developing and preparing corporate communications and publications, graphic design, and website content and publication experience.

Start: ASAP

Rate: $55-75 per hour plus Super (candidates will be submitted at the rate of their choosing based on experience and suitability)
Duration: Initial 1-month contract with strong possibility of extension
Location: Nedlands, WA
Type: Temporary casual contract (no leave entitlements – casual loading included in rate)

About the position
The Manager Community Liaison and Education is responsible for developing and implementing community engagement and outreach programs to enhance public/consumer awareness and understanding of Department services.

Duties and responsibilities
Sales and Stakeholder Management
• Develop and implement community engagement and outreach programs to enhance public/consumer awareness and understanding of Department services.
• Foster positive relationships with local communities, religious organizations, and civic groups through active participation in community events and initiatives.
• Lead initiatives to address community concerns and provides informative presentations on cemetery services and related topics.
• Manage social media platforms to create engaging content, share educational material, and respond to inquiries, maintaining a positive online presence for the organization.
• Collaborate with internal teams to develop educational materials and workshops for schools, community groups, and the general public to promote a better understanding of the industry.
• Act as a liaison between the Department and industry stakeholders, participating in relevant forums, conferences, and partnerships to stay informed about industry developments.
• Coordinate and execute events, such as open houses and workshops, to facilitate direct interaction between the community and the Department.
• Collaborate with operational, sales, marketing teams to align community outreach efforts with broader organizational messaging and branding strategies.
• Monitor and analyse community feedback and sentiment to provide insights for continuous improvement in community relations and education initiatives.
• Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and regulations to ensure the Department remains a leader in community engagement and education.

Work related requirements
1. Proven experience in community outreach, education, or related roles.
2. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to connect with diverse audiences in compassionate and respectful manner.
3. Proficiency in social media management and community engagement strategies.
4. Experience in coordinating events and workshops, demonstrating organizational and project management skills.
5. Knowledge of industry trends and a willingness to engage with industry stakeholders.
6. Demonstrates the expected behaviours of the context for this role

Eligibility requirements
Full working rights within Australia
Current National Police Clearance or ability to obtain if successful

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