aps5 communications officer/ graphic design in Australia

rachel kadziela, randstad
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AU$ 71,768 - AU$ 76,067 per year
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government & defence
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AU$ 71,768 - AU$ 76,067 per year
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rachel kadziela, randstad
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Are you starting your new year looking for a change? Would you love to be part of a fantastic communications team and utilize your amazing creative skills? If you answered YES to either of these questions, we have the role for you!

We’re on the hunt for an amazing APS5 Communication Officer with Graphic Design Skills to join a fabulous little team at a highly sought after Government department located in Canberra. You’ll be working within the Strategic Communications team, and be a part of a fast paced and dynamic small team working closely with internal and external stakeholders.

You will be starting this role ASAP and work up for a period of 12 months.

So, what do we need from you?

You must be able to demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Be highly organised and able to assist with event coordination for the office such as staff meetings, working groups committees and forums
  • Manage all marketing material i.e. brochures, posters and flyers etc
  • Identify, develop and implement high value content for social media channels
  • Undertake regular social media and media monitoring and reporting (includes a daily media email)
  • Assist with coordination of events (for internal and eternal audiences) as required including developing and editing communication materials (invites, intranet articles), booking venues/rooms, taking photos and logistical support
  • Assist with the implementation of website content including management of approvals and publishing using Drupal
  • Assist with logo and brand application and management, and liaise with outsourced talent such as Graphic Designers, Video production companies and printers
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a small busy team to meet changing priorities and deadlines
  • Hold a valid security clearance (Baseline Minimum)

Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Cloud), including Illustrator and Photoshop and InDesign is desirable.

The successful candidate MUST be an Australian Citizen.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is mostly communications, with Graphic design elements - it is not a pure graphic design role. Candidates applying must be able to demonstrate skills in both Communications AND graphic design to be considered.

If we’ve just described your skillset, please click the link and apply for this role immediately!

Please note, you MUST hold a valid security clearance (Baseline minimum)

If you’d like some more information on this role, please contact Rachel on 02 6132 3835 or email Rachel.kadziela@randstad.com.au.

So why are you still reading this far down? Apply, apply, apply!

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Communications, Graphic Design, Government, Marketing, Social Media


Bachelors Degree or equivalent

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree