Communications Officer

Be the voice for your Local Government

Your new company
You will be working with a valuable council that work tirelessly on promoting services to the local community. With a futuristic focus, this council are looking to modernise the way it's community can connect and share their voice further and are seeking a Communications Officer to help push this vision.

Your new role
You will be managing the social media platforms, Communications relating to public relations and adhering to the organisational responsibilities. Your daily duties will include;
  • Proactive posts and responding to customer service requests
  • Developing new social media channels
  • Monitor, track and report on social media statistics
  • Identify, research and write short story articles for social media platforms
  • Implement emergency management communications as required

What you'll need to succeed
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Excellent customer service and self-management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to apply different writing styles for a range of communication channels
  • Creative and lateral thinking skills
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proven experience writing and delivering a social media strategy for a large multi-audience organisation
  • Knowledge and/or experience in HTML, search engine optimisation and online development methodologies + architectures

Applicants with prior state or local government experience are encouraged to apply.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or contact lead consultant Paula O'Sullivan directly on

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job Type
Government & Public Services
ACT, Canberra

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Paula OSullivan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street

Telephone: 0399463569

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