aps6/el1 communications officer in Canberra

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job details

canberra, australian capital territory
government & defence
job type
AU$ 77,067 - AU$ 112,377 per year
reference number
rachel kadziela, randstad
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job description

Are you an experienced Communications Officer? Are you looking to work for a highly desirable Government department? Then read on! We have a great role for you!

We are seeking the services of an APS6/EL1 Communications Officer to assist this Government Department in delivering an extensive program currently underway.

What will you be doing as an APS6/EL1 Communications Officer? We’re glad you asked!

The successful applicant will work on the management of a multi-faceted communications project, which will include the procuring of media/marketing material and running stakeholder consultations.

Duties of the Communications Officer include:

- Develop procurement materials and manage elements of procurement process

- Contract management

- Strategic overarching management of communication projects

- Assist in the design of communication products/materials and engagement approaches - informed by behavioural economics principals

Sounds amazing right? So what do we need from you?

As the successful applicant, you will have:

- Specific skills and experience in managing a range of communication and engagement activities, including consultation processes, and well as targeted engagement processes

- Experience working with consultants to deliver agreed outputs and outcomes

- Skills or experience in contract management

- skills or experience in behavioural economics and/or social marketing would be highly desirable

- Experience engaging with health practitioners and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people would also be desirable.

A valid police check (not older than three (3) months) is required for employees – This is highly desired, however we are able to perform a Police Check should you be successful.

Candidates must have the ability to obtain and maintain a minimum of a baseline security clearance.

Are you ticking all the boxes? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply using the link provided, or email you application directly to Rachel.kadziela@randstad.com.au .

Want to have a chat about the role? Or want to see what else is out there? Give Rachel a call on 6132 3835.


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, Government, Media


Bachelor's Degree

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree