Senior Internal Communications Officer

Senior Internal Communications Officer - APS6

  • National Support Agency
  • Full time 6-month contract with possible view to perm
  • $51.50 + Super per hour
The Company
This organisation believes in the importance of giving aide and assisting those in need of support. For many Australians, this will be the first time in their life that they will be getting that kind of support. It is also the first national body that offers such assistance.
Key Duties
The Senior Internal Communications Officer will:
  • Develop a deep understanding of the organisation and create communications for internal and external audiences that are clear and concise.
  • Establish rapport and build trust with program and stream leads by being open, honest and consistent.
  • Provide expert strategic communication advice and support ensuring our communication materials are accessible and tailored to needs.
  • Manage the development and production of communications materials, in consultation with internal stakeholders, so as to meet tight timeframes and deliver quality results under pressure.
  • Produce content for use across a variety of channels, in particular the organisation’s intranet site (SharePoint 2013).
  • Provide considered advice on internal communications and employee engagement activities to help drive nationally consistent, locally tailored solutions.
  • Ensure all communication materials are accessible and align with the organisation’s style and brand guidelines.
About You
Contemporary attitude to disability
  • positive contemporary attitudes to people with disability
  • understanding and knowledge of disability and its impact on individuals
  • experience with supporting people with a disability to maximise participation in community.
  • competency, or ability to develop competency, in consistently applying assessment tools to identify support needs
  • competency with IT systems.
  • adaptable communication and interpersonal skills
  • has experience in building relationships both with internal and external stakeholders
  • able to engage in negotiation if dealing with external providers.
  • ability to work within the team and adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • ability to work closely with participant and their carers.
  • Tertiary qualifications in public affairs, media or marketing, journalism, communications or public relations or equivalent experience
  • Experience in working with disability
Melbourne (Braddon)
Juliet John