Job Details
  • Reference394290A_1655784925
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS6 Community Engagement & Communications Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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 of the agency 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's 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 operationalisation of a targeted, proactive engagement strategy, including a forward planned events calendar, aligned to the corporate plan, broader agency 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 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.

Role Specifications:

Working environment

  • working in an open office environment (exposure to general workplace chatter)
  • working from home on occasion
  • working in a team environment
  • working in a hot desk environment
  • managing demanding and changing workloads and competing priorities
  • working alone
  • operating a telephone / computer
  • computer/screen-based work
  • requirement to read or otherwise extract information from printed material / signage
  • driving vehicles
  • manual handling (including lifting and carrying items up to 15kg)


  • dealing with confronting and complex situations and information
  • providing empathy

Information technology and Security

  • computer/software applications - Microsoft Office computer-based work

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.