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Project Engagement Advisor

Project Engagement Advisor

Job Title: Project Engagement Advisor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Gold Coast
Start Date: May 2021
Reference: LSC0402
Contact Name: Lucia Schefermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2021 10:47

Job Description

About the role 
Based in the busy Gold Coast, this position is offered on a 8-month contract, with full time hours. Possible 2 x 12 month extension to follow. 

The purpose of the role is to 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.

Duties include, but not limited to
  • 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.
  • Provide advice to Project Directors, managers and other staff in the areas of communications strategies for difficult stakeholders and critical conversations in relation to specific road infrastructure projects.
  • Develop strategies for stakeholder management and consult with a wide range of interest groups.
  • Provide communication advice and support 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.
  • Develop, plan and manage key communication activities such as road commissioning, launches, media opportunities and other events as required.
  • Develop and implement communication strategies, activities, procedures and policies which assist the project to achieve its strategic objectives

About you;
  • 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.
  • Current holder of a Class C driver’s licence with own vehicle. 
  • Required to undergo employment screening (for example a criminal history check) as part of our selection process.
  • Construction White Card (can be obtained)
If this sounds like you hit apply! 

If you wish to get in touch to discuss this or any other Public Sector opportunities in Queensland. then please contact Lucia Schefermann on 038 535 3111 or


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