Public Affairs Officer Level 1

Please contact Krystal Smith on for a confidential conversation about your next move

Your new company

We are currently working with some of the most exciting organisations in Australia, including the Entity, a federal government department that delivers programs and services to support people with disability, their families and carers.

Your new role

As a Communication Officer, you will be part of a dynamic team that is responsible for developing and implementing communication plans and strategies for a rewarding program. You will:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of communication plans and strategies for a rewarding program
  • Draft communication content for various audiences, which may include social media and web content, communication and stakeholder products, videos and accessible communication materials
  • Coordinate clearances of strategic communications products such as fact sheets and event information kits
  • Monitor and report on the implementation of strategic communication initiatives
  • Coordinate procurement activities and assist with managing communication budgets, invoicing and records management
  • Administrative tasks such as scheduling team meetings, coordinating reports and answering inbox enquiries
  • Provide support to Communication Account Managers as required
  • Other duties as directed by the Entity

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Experience in a public affairs or communication role, or possess relevant tertiary qualifications in journalism, communication, marketing or related fields
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to tailor messages to different audiences and channels
  • Strong attention to detail and quality assurance skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of accessibility and inclusion principles and practices
  • Australian citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Federal Government Security Clearance (baseline, NV1 or NV2)

What you'll get in return

In return, you will get:

  • A competitive hourly rate and weekly pay
  • An opportunity to work on a meaningful and high-profile program that celebrates the achievements and contributions of people with disability
  • A supportive and flexible work environment that values diversity and inclusion

What you need to do now

If you’re interested in this role, forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Krystal Smith at

If this job isn’t quite right for you, though you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion and visit our website to review our current list of available positions.

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Job Type
Advertising, Media and PR
ACT - Canberra
Attractive Hourly Rate + Super
Closing date
22 Feb 2025

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Krystal Smith, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Canberra
Level 11, 60 Marcus Clarke Street

Telephone: 0261127628

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