strategic communications officer (aps5/aps6/el1) in Australia

rachel kadziela, randstad
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AU$ 45.00 - AU$ 65.00 per hour
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AU$ 45.00 - AU$ 65.00 per hour
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rachel kadziela, randstad
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job description

Randstad is seeking an APS5/APS6/EL1 Strategic Communications Officer to commence work immediately.

The full-time position is located in Canberra and available for immediate start for a period of 6-12 months.

The officer will report to the Director – Strategic Communications and Engagement Section and will be required to operate under broad direction and exercise a considerable degree of independence in their role.

About the role:

The position will assist in managing the communication aspects of the work of the Government Department, including working closely with members of the section to implement a communications and stakeholder engagement strategy. Tasks will include:

  • Media monitoring;
  • Engaging with a wide range of stakeholders;
  • Researching and developing advice;
  • Preparation of briefings, presentations and correspondence;
  • Development of collateral and media materials; and
  • Possible attendance at community information sessions (as required)

About you:

The successful candidate will need the following key skills:

  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communications skills and experience liaising with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, operate with a high level of independence, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and adapt to changing demands;
  • Ability to learn quickly, be creative and flexible
  • Highly motivated with well-developed judgment and interpersonal skills
  • Public sector experience with experience in aviation or communications

A Baseline security clearance is needed for this role.

If this role sounds like something you might be interested in, please apply for the role. Alternatively, you can get in touch with us on 6132 3835 or send your CV to

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.


Strategic Communications, Stakeholder Engagement, Writing, Communications


Bachelor's Degree or relevant certificate

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree