Strategic Communications Officer (EL1 equiv)

Ignite have partnered with a well- respected government department who are looking to hire an experienced Strategic Communications officer to lead and consult within the branch for an initial 12 month contract.
In this position your duties will include:
  • Lead a small team to support the development and implementation of communication plans and strategies
  • Develop and manage associated communication resources, budgets and contracts
  • Develop communication material for various audiences, which may include social media and web content, communication and stakeholder products, videos and accessible communication materials.
  • Provide expert communication advice to policy and program areas to inform planning processes including branding, market research, and best-practice communication approaches.
  • Manage external suppliers in a complex and fast moving environment, meeting tight timeframes and delivering quality results under pressure.
  • Contribute to strategic and operational planning/improvements for the Branch and Group.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of communication strategies and activities to guide development of future communication and engagement.
  • Baseline Clearance
  • Ideally this person would have at least two years’ experience in strategic communication at the EL1 level and be able to lead a small team
  • Demonstrated strong time management skills to prioritise multiple projects and competing needs.
Canberra (Greenway)
Zoe Brown