communications manager in Brisbane

matthew chilko, randstad
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AU$ 73.00 - AU$ 78.00 per hour
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brisbane, queensland
government & defence
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AU$ 73.00 - AU$ 78.00 per hour
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matthew chilko, randstad
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Our partner, a large State Government Department seeks a Communications Manager (AO8) to lead their Corporate Communications team.

In the role of Communications Manager you will work closely with the Director, Communication in leading the creation, coordination and implementation of all aspects of communication and marketing for the department.

Accountabilities include:

  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team of communication professionals, comprising graphic design, external and internal communication specialists.
  • Provide strategic, timely and client-focused advice, support and direction to all levels of the department.
  • Manage the implementation of whole-of-government communication policies and standards within the department.
  • Provide strategic communication advice, including crisis communication and issues management, to senior departmental officers.
  • Research and report on best practice communication and consultation strategies, and provide advice on how these strategies can be implemented to improve the department’s communication function and reputation.
  • Prepare and review submissions, briefs, reports and correspondence of a complex nature relating to communication issues including submissions for Cabinet and whole-of-government processes

Your Skills and Experience
To be considered for this role you would have skills & experience in the following to be a successful Communications manager:

  • Experience leading a team in a communications environment
  • Proven track record as a manager with State Government experience
  • Experience in an infrastructure delivery environment with communication skills in developing project related materials to enhance and maintain internal and external relationships.
  • Manage external and internal stakeholder relationships and expectations.
  • Risk assessment management in project delivery environments. Use judgment to identify and manage issues and escalate as required.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or permanent citizen

Contract duration & level

This role is an immediate start until June 30 2019 with view to extension based on performance. This role is an AO8 level and will attract an hourly rate between $73 - $78 + super per hour

If you are successful and experienced Communications Manager who is immediately available and in search of a new opportunity than apply here today and submit your CV and cover letter in WORD format. For a confidential discussion please contact Matt Chilko on (07) 3243 3997.

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.


Media, Communications, Brisbane, Queensland, Manager, State Government


Bachelors degree in Communications

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree