Job Details
  • Reference396025B_1658731745
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted21 days 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 a Graphic Designer Officer on a Non-ongoing - 3-6 months, with possibility of extension.

Are you a strategic graphic designer looking for a role that makes a difference and builds your communication, leadership and public diplomacy skills in a sensitive strategic policy setting? Look no further, this opportunity is for you.

Australia's development program is an investment in an open, prosperous and resilient Indo-Pacific. Our engagement is helping our neighbours navigate the challenges of a more contested and disrupted world. Our efforts contribute to saving lives, restarting economies, and managing the effects of resurgent poverty and inequality.

We are also engaged in global humanitarian and development efforts, and advocate through our multilateral and global partnerships to ensure they are effective. This work has become more urgent in the wake of COVID-19, with impacts in the Indo-Pacific severe and still gathering pace, profoundly changing the needs of our neighbours.

Key Responsibilities

The department is looking for an energetic, resilient, highly independent and talented strategic design/multimedia with a demonstrated track record of success to help shape and communicate the narrative on the value of Australia's development program.

Key Duties

  • develop and implement visual graphics to promote the value of Australia's international development program and budget, including content creation and research
  • collaborate with, and support the strategic policy section to ensure the program narrative is weaved through visual communications
  • take sensitive, complex and nuanced policy to develop and implement website, social media and campaign graphics, as well as visual for policy and Ministers
  • manage research and stakeholder engagement linked to visual communications, including with external suppliers and communications, research and international development partners and agencies, as well as liaising with other government departments;
  • manage and develop internal visual communication stakeholders, while handling sensitivities
  • provide strategic advice on visual content linked to executive and ministerial submissions and briefings - on a broad range of issues; and
  • provide graphic design support and strategic visual communications advice to the department, including assessing emerging design trends and implementing them within the department environment.

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.