aps6 communications officer in Canberra

leanne alexander, randstad
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canberra, australian capital territory
marketing & communications
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2 years
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leanne alexander, randstad
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APS6 Communications specialists who are talented, creative and work well within dynamic teams, required for contracts in Federal Government.

Your role may include:

  • Developing innovative ideas to broadcast key messages via social media, internal communication, web, print, events
  • Research and analysis of communication activity to advise on strategy improvement
  • Writing effective and relevant content tailored for various media outlets and stakeholders
  • Staff management including task delegation
  • Coordinating various communication strategies simultaneously
  • Writing reports, briefs and recommendations as directed

What you will bring to the role:

  • Demonstrated ability to support and work within a communications team where you delivered high quality outcomes
  • Strong understanding of working within the parameters of departmental Style Guides
  • Effective written skills in areas of web content, social media and print
  • Previous experience in applying behaviours that help build effective team work and stakeholder relationships
  • Time management and organisational skills that complement a busy and high pressure environment
  • An understanding of how to achieve clear outcomes as directed by strategic communication plans
  • Experience in working with internal stakeholders to translate policy and initiatives into a form easily understood by external stakeholders
  • Hold technical expertise required to undertake relevant tasks within the communications space

Please note that a relevant qualification in a communications related discipline is required and 2 years experience in similar role is highly desirable. To be considered for these roles, please click on ‘Apply Now’.

NB: As we value our candidates who are already registered with Randstad you do not need to re-apply and you will be contacted directly when a suitable role is available for you.

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.


APS6 Communications Specialists required


relevant tertiary qualification requires

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma