Communications Officer

Corporate Administration Branch
Full Time Position

Job Number: R1855
Applications Close: 4pm, Thursday 14 November 2019

Councils Corporate Administration Branch is seeking an enthusiastic person to fill the position of Communications Officer R1855.

Position Objectives
The officer will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with planning and preparing internal and external communication projects and campaigns facilitating positive promotion of Councils services, programs, activities, events, projects and brand.
  • Assisting the Marketing and Communications Coordinator and the Senior Management Team to provide up-to-date Council information to the general public through various platforms. .
  • Assisting with the development of internal policies, strategies, and processes to ensure all Council communications and branding reinforce key organisational objectives.
  • Planning and organising their work and adhering to deadlines.
  • Working closely with Marketing and Communications Unit staff to ensure communications are presented in a professional and timely manner at all times.

Qualifications and Experience
Ideally the successful applicant will have the following:

  • Formal qualifications in communications, public relations or a similar discipline or possess a sound and extensive background in professional public relations or communications.
  • A commitment to professional communications practise to ensure internal and external stakeholders are well informed about Council decisions or developments
  • Awareness of regional and associated local government issues.

Salary and Conditions
The position is classified within Band 6 of Councils Current Enterprise Agreement commencing at $81,023.80 per annum plus statutory superannuation.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Council is a child safe organisation and as such, applicants may be required to hold a Working with Children Check. Additionally, applicants may also be required to undergo a National Criminal History check and/or medical check as per the requirements of the role.

Applying for this position:
All applications must include:

  • A completed Job Application Form
  • A resume
  • A covering letter

04/11/2019 $0 Riverland & Murray Mallee 1 Marketing & Communications
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