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Senior Communications Officer

Job Details

Location
New South Wales
Salary
$45-50 per hour plus superannuation
Job Type
Contract
Ref
JO-1911-535827
Contact
Jessica Abboud
Posted
23 days ago
Talent International are currently recruiting for a Senior Communications Officer to work for one of our Local Government clients based in Sydney CBD. This position is a contract role for up to 6 months with a possibility of being extended and is paying between $45-$50 per hour plus superannuation. 

Primary purpose of the position:
The role of a Senior Communications Officer is to contribute to the delivery and implementation of effective communications strategies to advise, promote and inform internal and external stakeholders of key council policies, projects and programs.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Communicate key council policies, projects and programs to internal and external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Identify opportunities, develop strategies and implement effective communication plans that support business unit initiatives and provide a long term framework to promote the City's objectives.
  • In consultation with key staff, develop a coordinated approach to the development of communications strategies to engage the intended audience whilst promoting a positive image of the City.
  • Ensure high quality corporate communication materials adhere to all guidelines and ensure all content is produced to the highest standard and delivered on time, and within budget.
  • Develop and maintain positive customer relations with key internal and external clients to facilitate effective communication.
  • The position is expected to comply with the Work Health and Safety Act and associated legislation in the performance of all duties.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Tertiary qualifications, at degree level, in communications, or a related discipline, and/or extensive experience in communications within a large and high profile organization.
  • Extensive experience writing clear and concise material and ability to translate technical information into simple English for a variety of audiences.
  • Proven project management skills and the ability to make decisions and meet strict deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Maturity, flexibility, discretion and the ability to work under pressure in order to meet conflicting deadlines.
If you can demonstrate all the above then please apply now. For further information, you may contact Jessica Abboud on 02 9223 9855 for a confidential discussion.