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Communications Officer

Communications Officer

Job Title: Communications Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0511SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 17, 2020 08:48

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to an experienced Communications Officer to join a Local Government on temporary, full time 3 month contract. 
  • ASAP 3 month contract
  • Band 5
  • 38 hours week
  • Metro Council - Melbourne South - East
  • Working from home 
Communications Officer 

As the successful candidate you will be responsible for;
  • Plan and deliver media opportunities
  • Write and distribute media releases
  • Manage media enquiries and prepare responses
  • Plan, source content, write and coordinate production of Council’s quarterly publication
  • Draft, review and approve advertising
  • Assist with website content writing, publishing and auditing
  • Assist with coordination of photography and videography
  • Other work as required.
Key Requirements: 
  • Qualifications in Communications / Public relations with demonstrated working experience
  • Experience liaising with Media across all channels
  • Exceptional writing / publication skills
  • Demonstrated experience with MSOffice, Abode Creative Suite, Acrobat Professional $ website and intranet technology
  • Demonstrated ability to write for publications and the web, to proof read and HIGH attention to detail
  • Experience in Government, NFP or similar organisation highly regarded
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government, please contact Sarah Kettlewell on (03) 8535 3111