Internal Communications Officer

The Internal Communications Officer will primarily focus on developing and delivering internal communications strategies and channels to communicate a range of information to team members which are aligned with Council’s Mission, Vision and Values, change management initiatives, projects and programs.

The opportunity will be offered as a Temporary Full time Maternity Leave contract up to August 2021 (with a possibility of extension)

Some of your responsibilities will include:

Liaise with a range of internal stakeholders to deliver best practice and coordinated approach to internal communications.
Drive and develop content for Council’s internal communications channels 
Provide direction and advice to business units on internal communications best practice for projects and initiatives.
Support the General Manager and Directors on communications initiatives and other key organisational engagement events.
Customise communication content for various Council work locations and workforce groups.
Collaborate with the Corporate Communications unit to align internal and external messages, ensuring consistency across all brand, marketing and communications.
Effectively manage multiple projects and provide internal communications support and expertise to the People and Performance department.
Continuously review the internal communications process and strategies to improve and ensure effectiveness.

*Please refer to the position description for a full list of duties

You will have:

Tertiary qualifications in business, communications or related discipline
Demonstrated work experience as a communications specialist.
Strong skills in communications writing, designing and proofreading.
Demonstrated experience in planning and managing design, development and production of digital and print publications.
Proven ability to work independently and using initiative to manage end to end projects and workload efficiently.

The salary range for this opportunity commences at $80,743 (Grade E, Step1) + 9.5% super  

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade. 

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. 

When submitting your application, make sure to address the Essential Criteria mentioned in the below Position Description in your covering letter.

Canterbury-Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Applications close at 11:59 pm on Wednesday 21 April 2021

For more information, please contact Valerie Dinger (Coordinator Organisational Development) on 02 9707 9269

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Vacancy Description - PD - Internal Comms Officer.pdf (350 kB)
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