senior communications officer in Penrith

sarah robinson, randstad
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AU$ 52.00 - AU$ 58.00 per hour

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penrith, new south wales
marketing & communications
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working hours
AU$ 52.00 - AU$ 58.00 per hour
4 years
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sarah robinson, randstad
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job description

Initial 12 month contract with Federal Government Agency based in Penrith. Successful applicant will be required to work on-site at the Penrith office and will provide project support to the engagement team as directed by the Engagement Manager. This role will also support the broader Education, Engagement and Communications team on projects as required. This role has a strong strategy element to it and would suit a Communications professional who is passionate about developing targeted communications and engagement strategy.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage all logistics in relation to the delivery of the quarterly Consultative Committee meetings
  • Manage and respond to all queries and issues from users related to the Worker Orientation Module (non IT related)
  • Support national engagement activities in line with state/territory engagement plans
  • Tracking and reporting of national engagement activities on a monthly basis
  • Manage the Engagement inbox and triage enquiries as necessary
  • Manage a high volume of competing priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Some Media & Social Media management

Key Requirements:

  • Media experience, with either a government agency or in a regulatory environment
  • Social media management experience
  • Excellent writing skills, with the demonstrated ability to tailor messages to the intended audience
  • Highly developed project management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail
  • The ability to build and sustain positive working relationships
  • A commitment to taking personal responsibility for meeting objectives and achieving goals
  • Self-motivation, energy, commitment and ability to maintain a sense of humour and perspective under pressure
  • A security clearance to at least baseline level, or ability to obtain this

Apply now for immediate consideration or email Sarah Robinson at

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.


Highly developed project management skills


Tertiary qualifications in Communications and or journalism / media.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree