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APS6 Senior Communications Officer
Ref. ND01120919 - GEEMEL

$51.50 per hour plus superannuation | 12 month contract with the possibility of extension | Geelong or Melbourne, VIC location

Our Federal Government client is currently seeking an APS6 Senior Communications Officer to join their team in either Geelong or Melbourne. You will be working in the Communications Branch which provides communication solutions and advice to support the Department deliver on initiatives. As a Senior Communications Officer you will be responsible for developing and delivering internal and external communication plans for the Department. You will contribute to the improvement of their communication channels to ensure they meet the needs of their audiences.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting business areas to understand their communication needs
  • Contributing to strategic communications content
  • Supporting the development, implementation, tracking and measurement of communications strategies
  • Preparing high-quality, clear and accessible written content
  • Escalate reputational risks associated with communication activities
  • Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks to facilitate development of communication activities

    Skills and Experience will include:

  • Experience in the preparation and implementation of strategic communication plans
  • Strong written communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment delivering high-quality content in short time frames
  • Resilience in a changing environment
  • Passionate about delivering best practice, inclusive and accessible communication

    In order to be considered, please note that candidates must be either an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at time of application.

    SOS Recruitment is committed to the principles of workplace diversity and equity in employment and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, women, people with family responsibilities, people with diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and LGBTIQ people.

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