Job Details
  • Reference385715A_1642549729
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted4 months ago
  • ConsultantFiona Bell

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 EL2 Communication Officer on non-ongoing employment basis.

About the Role:

The position to be filled is highly specialised and requires exceptional media management and crisis communication skills. The candidate should have strong experience in a similar media management role, or in the media.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The services provided by the senior media officer will include, but not be limited to:

  • Managing a team of communications staff to deliver quality, timely media engagement materials and services to support Operation COVID Shield and the Australian COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
  • Provide leadership to oversee and support media activities, including establishing priorities and managing workflow and performance to maximise media engagement opportunities for Operation COVID Shield.
  • Providing leadership and support for the Coordinator General of the National COVID Vaccine Taskforce.
  • Producing proactive and reactive media engagement strategies.
  • Building public confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout through clear and consistent messaging.
  • Cultivating productive working relationships with the Minister's Office and throughout the COVIC-19 Vaccine Taskforce to successfully deliver media engagement activities.
  • Monitoring of media activity and providing strategic advice to Senior Executive on emerging issues.
  • Coordinating media responses and developing messaging to media.
  • Actively provide input to ongoing improvement activities relating to business practices, operational processes and delivery of services

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a Baseline security clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Fiona Bell on 02 6268 9931 or email for further discussion.