Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144620
  • LocationGeelong
  • Salary$60.26 per hour, Benefits: + Super
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted27 days ago
  • ConsultantClaudia Leiva
About the Organization:

This leading Federal government agency supports Australian’s in achieving their goals and helps them to live a better life. 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 is known for having a great culture across different teams and have excellent office location in Geelong.

About the role:

The APS6 Senior Internal Communications Officer will be responsible for providing detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. It may be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the Agency’s objectives.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Communications and Engagement Division and other key stakeholders to ensure streamlined and well-delivered content to internal and external stakeholders and audiences.
  • Write, editing and publishing content for use in a range of corporate internal communications channels, while applying a risk, brand and reputation management lens.
  • Review and implement new systems and processes to make sure the communications and engagement function is efficient and embedded within the Agency.
  • Support the development and publishing of intranet content in line with the Agency Communications and Engagement strategy and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 (conformance to at least AA level).
  • Advise business areas and performing quality assurance on suitability of online content and information architecture based on best practice and accessibility.
  • Manage correspondence through team inboxes, including actioning requests or triaging requests to relevant team members for action.


  • Experience working in a similar role under Australian rules and regulations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and proficiency in the use of IT systems including Microsoft Office
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Content writing, and editing
  • Strategic communications
  • Accessibility
  • Time management
  • Adaptability during times of change
  • Ability to adapt in a high change environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Current Police Check, o ability to obtain one
Desirable skills to have for the role:

  • Intranet platform experience (preferably SharePoint 2013)
  • Employee communications and engagement
  • Project management
  • Social media
What you will bring to the role:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within and across teams, the ability to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritise and allocate tasks in an efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
How to apply:

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.
Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government.

Please click ‘APPLY” to upload your details and resume to be considered for this role. You can also send in your resumes directly to Claudia Leiva at to be considered for this opportunity.

Applications close 15.00 PM AEST, 22nd May 2023