Statutory Authority seeks experienced Communications Advisor with a focus on internal communications for an immediate start
About the role:
Our client, a Statutory Authority, requires an experienced Communications Advisor with a focus on internal communications for a 4 week contract assignment with an immediate start. As the Communications Adviser, you provide strategic communications support to promote key organisational change initiatives and manage issues. You will develop a range of material aimed at a diverse audience, as well as plan and coordinate the roll-out of communications programs and initiatives.
Responsibilities and duties: Manage the development and execution of plans to effectively communicate information to internal staff and volunteer workforce Develop, edit and review content, as well as manage the approval process, for a variety of communication channels including print, online and face-to-face, often translating technical content into simple language for a variety of audiences Develop strategies and plans for priority initiatives and projects to communicate them to staff and volunteers, working closely with the campaigns team Initiate creative solutions to meet communication needs Identify emerging risks and apply an issues management focus to communications advice Identify the organisation and member achievements, activities and initiatives that can be communicated internally and externally Update and drive implementation of the internal communications calendar
Experience and Skills
The experience and skills you will need to demonstrate include: Proven ability to develop and deliver high quality internal communications strategies Excellent relationship building skills as a key liaison with senior leaders, including the Board Experience in either change management or issues management communications role with large or complex organisations Excellent written and verbal presentation skills Ability to create engaging and relevant content for a variety of audiences, often translating the technical into the simple Experience in the use of social and digital media preferred Exceptional time management, organisational and problem solving skills. A self-motivated team player with a can do, proactive attitude
Qualifications Tertiary Qualifications in a relevant field e.g. Communications, Public Relations or extensive experience as an internal communications specialist preferably within the government sector A current car licence will be required
How to Apply?
Please apply online using the appropriate link below forwarding a copy of your resume and cover letter highlighting your internal communications and government experience, and your suitability for the role. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Edgardo Robinson on 03 9623 6631 quoting Ref No. 199032