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Communications Advisor

Communications Advisor

Job Title: Communications Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gold Coast
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Reference: 3286292
Contact Name: Wallentina Simmons
Contact Email: wallentina@publicsectorpeople.com.au
Job Published: June 21, 2021 13:04

Job Description

QLD State Government Organisation
12 Month Contract
$57 - $62 per hour + Super

Work role responsibilities

PSP are working with a large State QLD government organisation.  They are looking to engage a Communications Advisor, the role will provide strategic community and stakeholder management services to technical and professional staff for community engagement, media relations, issues management, public affairs and stakeholder relationship management.

Accountabilities include:
  • Coordinate community and stakeholder engagement activities for road infrastructure projects in the region, including providing project managers with ongoing strategic communications advice, and developing and implementing communication strategies.
  • Develop strategies for stakeholder management and consult with a wide range of interest groups.
  • Provide communication advice and support to the Project Directors, managers and other staff in the areas of media and issues management, risk assessment, community engagement and communication strategies using appropriate communication tools.
  • Manage the preparation of communications materials, including researching and writing media releases, ministerial briefings, newsletters, flyers, display materials, speech notes and others for the project.
Mandatory Requirements
  • Current holder of a Class C driver’s licence with own vehicle to attend site (travel costs will not form part of the contract)
  • Required to undergo employment screening (for example a criminal history check) as part of our selection process.
  • Construction Industry Induction Card (White Card)
Desirable Requirements
  • A degree in communications, public relations, journalism or marketing would be highly desirable.
  • Experience in major project environments and social media competency, will also be highly regarded.
  • IAP2 or equivalent training in community engagement.
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or similar roles in Local Government, please contact Wallentina Simmons on 0412 102 322 | wallentina@publicsectorpeople.com.au.

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