Job Details
  • Reference403326A_1673932400
  • LocationHobart
  • SalaryUp to AU$53.63 per hour + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted10 days ago
  • ConsultantJohn Todd
About the Organisation

This Federal Government agency is seeking an APS5 Community Engagement and Communications Officer to join their Co-Design & Engagement branch in Tasmania, located in either Launceston, Devonport or Hobart, for a 12 month contract with the possibility to extend.

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.

About the Role

The APS5 Community Engagement and Communications Officer is a team membership position required to perform engagement and community stakeholder support as part of a team. Key aspects of the role include presentation and public speaking, relationship management and administrative support. It will require working collaboratively within the team including sharing and developing specialised knowledge in areas of expertise.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Building relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to facilitate and deliver the agency's participation in a diverse range of small and large scale events, including information sessions, workshops, forums, conferences and webinars
  • Representing the agency at external forums and events, providing information and guidance
  • Contributing to the implementation and operationalisation of a targeted, proactive engagement strategy, including a forward planned events calendar, aligned to the corporate plan, broader Engagement Strategy and with branch and divisional business plans
  • Managing the state/territory engagement inbox, acting as a point of escalation for the triaging of enquiries and requests
  • Public speaking is a key requirement of this role
  • Intrastate and interstate travel including overnight, and multiple days will be required
  • There may be some weekend and after business hours work

What you'll need to succeed

  • Extensive experience in a similar role
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Working independently receiving limited direction
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


  • 12 month contract with high possibility of extension
  • Full time hours Monday to Friday 7.5 hours per day
  • $53.63ph + super
  • Great location in Launceston, Devonport or Hobart, with hybrid potential

****Please note the successful candidate for the role will be required to undertake a Federal Police Check and must hold Australian Citizenship****

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