AO4 Communications Officer - Buderim

  • Location: Sunshine Coast
  • Salary Guide: $55.34 per hour
  • Discipline: Government and Defence
  • Contract
  • Job published: 09 May 2024
Achieve Group Australia are seeking an experience AO4 Communications Officer in Buderim for an immediate start on a contract for a long term contract up to 20/05/2027.

About the Role
In the role of Communications Officer, you will actively participate as a member of the Stakeholder Management Business Unit in the Stakeholder and Issues Management team with the core role being researching and drafting responses to ministerial and executive correspondence.  Exceptional skills in stakeholder/customer management and in building and maintaining relationships is critical in this role.

Successful candidates will be required to advise on, develop, implement and provide communications services primarily for executive correspondence, issues management, stakeholder relationship management, media relations and community engagement to ensure effective relationship outcomes for the North Coast Region.

Accountabilities include:
  • Assist the Stakeholder Management Business Unit to provide well-considered, accurate and timely communications advice and correspondence support to regional staff using appropriate communication tools.
  • Coordinate, research, draft and edit communications material including responses to ministerial and executive correspondence, briefing notes, media statements, responses to media enquiries, speech notes, parliamentary business, online engagement, newsletters and other non-project related material for the Minister’s office and senior management.
  • Undertake community engagement and stakeholder consultation activities during project development and delivery, as required.
  • Coordinate and update the content of regional webpages to ensure relevance to projects and initiatives, as required.
  • Provide training, advice and support to regional staff and consultants to ensure consistency, enhance communication skills and improve relationships with key stakeholders and the community in the delivery of non-project initiatives, as required.
This role reports to the Senior Communications Advisor (Stakeholder and Issues Management).

The successful applicant will:
  • be required to pass a Police Clearance
  • have a qualification in Communications (or equivalent)
How to Apply
If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the link and upload the following documentation:
  • Resume (in Microsoft Word Resume)
  • Qualification
  • Police Check