Job Details
  • Reference383574C_1637265897
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$60 per hour + + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted21 days ago
  • ConsultantVedangi More

About the Organisation:
This leading government agency supports those in need and provides tools for Australians to be able to achieve their goals. Their work has an impact on a significant area in the social sector, and you can contribute to the difference that they make in this role. This agency has a great team culture and excellent office locations in Melbourne and Geelong.

About the Team:
The Community Engagement and Communications Branch provides engagement and communication solutions and advice to support the agency. They lead development and implementation of multi-channel engagement and communication strategies to support key initiatives across the agency and drive engagement with key internal and external audiences. The branch collaborates with business areas to map, plan and deliver engagement and communications activities that support their projects and reach intended audiences and build their capacity. They guide business areas on the execution of their engagement and communications activities and provide best practice engagement and communications advice.

About the role:
The APS6 Community Engagement and Communications Officer is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities including the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team. It will require working collaboratively within the team including sharing and developing specialised knowledge in areas of expertise. The position has reasonable autonomy and accountability to exercise both initiative and judgment to interpret legislation and policy, in the application of practices and procedures to achieve outcomes within the functions.

You will provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. You may be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the agency's objectives. The role will have a considerable level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It may liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch and wider Agency.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Working across the branch and with other business areas to support a strategic and proactive events strategy and associated logistics, driving nationally consistent, locally tailored event solutions
    to support increased awareness and understanding in the community.
  • Building strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the agency's participation in a diverse range of small and large scale events, including information sessions,
    forums, conferences and webinars.
  • Producing content for a variety of channels including the agency website, Ministerial and Executive Briefings, event materials, social media and other communication platforms.
  • Providing logistical management and advice to the Agency to deliver proactive and nationally consistent engagement activities, including the provision of logistical support at external forums
    and events.
  • Contributing to the implementation and operationalization of a targeted, proactive engagement strategy, including a forward planned events calendar, aligned to the corporate plan, broader the agency's Engagement Strategy and with branch and divisional business plans.
  • Working with the leadership team to promote and implement best practice event management processes including identification and provision of all event accessibility measures necessary, and
    supporting the triaging of the agency's events, third party event requests and delivery of events.
  • Coordinating critical data analysis and feedback to measure effectiveness of activities and strategies, including identifying associated risks and trends.
  • Undertaking document management of event documentation to support team and senior leadership visibility on event planning status, risk management and data collection.


What you will bring to the role

  • Previous experience within a similar role; Government experience is preferable but not essential.
  • Excellent time management, planning and efficiency.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in research and evaluating legal procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Strong teamwork abilities.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.


You MUST be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident to be considered for this opportunity and eligible to clear a national police check.

How to apply:
Please click 'APPLY" to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Vedangi.more@chandlermacleod.com or call me on 0469 889 351 for a confidential chat regarding the role.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 22/11/21 at 12pm