Communications Officer

Job Title: Communications Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 196023_1561443733
Contact Name: Sumi Dahal
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2019 16:22

Job Description

  • 12 Months contract
  • CBD and Geelong Locations
  • Government Agency

A Government Agency is looking for a Communications Officer

Seek ways to inform local members through both in person presentations and providing written information on the Scheme and its rollout.

The role also involves the following:

  • Establishing and maintaining a productive and professional relationships with allocated local members, and their staff.
  • Establishing productive and professional relationships with agency leadership teams.
  • Providing local members with information on the purpose, scope and progress of the Scheme as it relates to their community and constituents.
  • Building confidence and understanding of the Agency in local members and their staff.
  • Facilitating a timely response to local members' enquiries and representations regarding specific constituents using appropriate regional processes for referral and resolution of the issue.
  • Recording details of complaints, enquiries, and engagement with local members and their staff, and escalating complaints from constituents in accordance with the established Agency complaint handling processes.
  • Planning public events for local members and the Agency to present on the Scheme.
  • Coordinating input into Agency briefings for the Minister, Assistant Minister and Executive.
  • Facilitate other tasks as required by the Director and executives

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following

  • Proven experience in communications and engagement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of issues facing regional and remote communities in the Northern Territory, including access to services, is an advantage
  • Experience working with parliamentarians or ability to draw parallels with experience in similar roles
  • Experience preparing government briefs preferred
  • Experience in community event planning

If you have the experience then please APPLY NOW or Call Sumi on 03 8080 7200 for more information