Community Engagement Advisor

Community Engagement Advisor, Sydney, Hybrid Role

Your new company
Working in the Public Sector, The Communication & Engagement Unit works across the organisation to provide a range of communication, public relations and engagement services to support a range of services.

Your new role
As a subject matter expert with cross-functional and multi-disciplinary expertise the purpose of this position is Ensuring Council undertakes effective community engagement which empowers the community to be actively involved in civic life and inform Council decision making.

What you'll need to succeed- Essential:

  • Lead community engagement planning through providing strategic advice and support across the organisation and within the Strategy & Engagement team to optimise engagement with community stakeholders; and
  • Provide broad communications advice and support to the organisation business units.
  • Degree in Communications or related discipline, or demonstrated relevant experience
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • An ability to generate successful outcomes for Council and the community because you:
  • Bring significant experience in community and stakeholder engagement role/s
  • Have a strong understanding of community engagement methodologies and significant experience in developing, delivering and measuring stakeholder engagement strategies
  • Have demonstrated ability to engage and communicate with diverse groups of people across diverse channels, tailoring your approach to suit specific stakeholder group/s or topics
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to establish productive working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Have strong research capabilities and an ability to interpret and analyse a wide breadth of information and issues
  • Have strong time management skills and an ability to manage competing deadlines

  • IAP2 Qualification
  • Experience in a Council role
  • First Aid Cert

What you'll get in return
  • Full flexible working arrangement- the opportunity to work fully remotely if you would prefer
  • An excellent supportive team to be a part of

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to, or call us now.
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.

LHS 297508 #2686120


Job Type
Government & Public Services
NSW, Sydney CBD

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Katie McElwain, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Sydney
Level 13, Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square

Telephone: +61292492297

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