Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-141863
  • LocationCanberra
  • Salary$106617 - $129566 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted6 days ago
  • ConsultantJess Kaur
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 EL1 Assistant Director, Media and Communications on a Non Ongoing contract for 6 months.
Position Overview
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee department’s media and communications services, ensuring appropriate engagement and collaboration occurs with key stakeholders.
  • Lead the production and implementation of a range of communication products, projects and campaigns to deliver specific stakeholder and business outcomes, including the department’s transition.
  • Manage an effective and professional media function to ensure appropriate media monitoring and timely responses to media enquiries.
  • Contribute to defining, planning and scheduling work of the team and respond flexibly to changing requirements
  • Ensure the high quality and consistency of media and communications outputs and outcomes.
  • Manage a small team including setting performance expectations and delivery of work.
Capabilities Required:
  • Managing various stakeholder views and requirements to deliver high impact communications and engagement projects to raise awareness, shift attitudes and support the needs of the agency during a period of significant growth and change.
  • Balancing a complex workload of day-to-day obligations as well as strategic long-term projects with the competing interests and priorities of multiple stakeholders.
  • Anticipating and responding to challenges which may impede effective delivery against strategic objectives, including identifying mechanisms to mitigate these risks.
Mandatory Requirements:
  • The occupant of this position must have a minimum Baseline AGSVA security clearance.

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.