Job Details
  • Reference403040A_1673394599
  • LocationMelbourne
  • SalaryUp to AU$58.50 per hour + super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted16 days ago
  • ConsultantJohn Todd
About the Organisation:

Our client is a leading Federal Government agency that 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 they make in this role. This agency has a great team culture and excellent office location in Geelong or Richmond.

About the Team:

The APS6 Communications Officer sits within the Independent Advisory Council Secretariat team. This team is responsible for secretariat support to the Independent Advisory Council to the Agency, which helps with the delivery of Agency functions by providing a voice from a diversity of Australians.

About the Role:

The APS6 Communications Officer will support the provision of business communications for internal and external audiences, including implementing the Council's Communications Strategy and annual Communications and Engagement Plan.

The APS6 Communications Officer will exercise skill, technical support and expertise in communications to implement high quality communications and engagement plans, projects, and materials to ensure Council promotes its work and role.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Support the development and production of high quality and accessible Council communication materials in consultation with internal and external stakeholders to meet timeframes and deliver quality results.
  • Support the regular development, delivery, and review of strategic communications content through established communication channels, including Council's intranet and website.
  • Guide projects and initiatives in line with Council's Communications Strategy, annual Communications and Engagement Plan and communications calendar.
  • Ensure compliance with accessibility standards for all Council's internal and external communications, including writing in plain English. Skills in Easy Read would be desirable.
  • Drafting and undertaking quality assurance of Council communications documents, using Agency writing style guide, brand guidelines and Commonwealth style manual.
  • Ability to assimilate complex, technical, and sensitive issues to drafting meeting minutes and meeting bulletins.
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of communications procedures and guidance documents pertinent to Council communications.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Capability to develop high level communication and engagement products
  • Demonstrated understanding of accessibility considerations and requirements related to communication products
  • Content management experience related to intranet and websites
  • Problem solving
  • Stakeholder management
  • Basic project management
  • Formal qualifications in communications, marketing, media or disability (desirable)


  • ASAP start (pending Federal Police Check)
  • 12 month contract with high possibility of extension
  • Full time hours Monday to Friday 7.5 hours per day
  • $58.50 per hour + super
  • Great office location in Richmond or Geelong

****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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