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Communications Specialist

Job Title: Communications Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 242070_1639709361
Contact Name: Carissa Burgos
Contact Email: Carissa.Burgos@peoplebank.com.au
Job Published: December 17, 2021 13:49

Job Description

Our Management Consultancy client is looking for a Communications Specialist.

This is a long-term contract up to 30 June 2022 with 12-month extension option, located at our Client's Canberra location.

As the selected candidate, you will be:

  • implement a communication strategy that includes media outreach and social media content creation.
  • Research and write press releases, and content for the department website, infographics, blogs, and newsletters.
  • Acquire and maintain a detailed knowledge of the department's policies, principles, and strategies, and keep up-to-date with relevant developments.
  • Arrange and coordinate conferences, and plan events.
  • Facilitate the resolution of disputes with external role-players.
  • Adhere to the department's style guide, ensuring that we produce a high-quality and error-free copy.
  • Work with key internal role-players to brainstorm content ideas, in line with the department's strategy and in support of various brand initiatives.
  • Support and evaluate results of communication campaigns with the team.
  • Build and maintain relationships with journalists and key external role-players.

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • Bachelors degree in communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field (essential).
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in communications strategy development (essential).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office, and related business and communication tools.
  • Content writing experience for all media platforms.
  • Proven social media and networking expertise.
  • Strategic and creative mindset.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian who have the ability to obtain Federal Government Security Clearances.

Apply now for immediate consideration - contact Carissa Burgos on 02 8880 7642 quoting Job Reference: # 242070

Please note: Only candidates that meet the above criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.