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Communications Officer

Are you in the Townsville area and looking to get a foot in the door with a Government department? Are you skilled with the creative touch? Can write cohesively and convincingly? Then IPA Townsville is keen to chat with you.

This is a fabulous opportunity to be a part of the Transport and Main Road’s Customer and Stakeholder Management (Northern) team. The role of the Communication Office is to produce project communications such as correspondence, communication and engagement plans, flyer’s, social media post, and web-page updates. Additionally, the Communication Officer is expected to engage with project stakeholders for low and medium risk issues and concerns.

The AO3 Communications Officer will need have knowledge or demonstrated ability to:
  • Write draft project web pages, manage project page updates, and produce analytic reports
  • Prepare project flyer and distribution
  • Prepare written correspondence in response to stakeholder enquiries
  • Prepare Notice of Entries, and or dilapidation surveys
  • Source stakeholder contact details and enter into spreadsheets and, or Consultation Manager
  • Assist or attend stakeholder meetings with Program Engagement Offices

The role will be offered as a 12 month contract, and there is certainly the opportunity for extension, all going well.

Applications will close once 3 suitable applicants have been shortlisted – or by Thursday 7th Dec (whichever comes first) so please don’t delay.

Please address your application to Cameron Anderson, and include in your cover letter the following:
  • Your ability to pass a criminal history check
  • 2 of your most recent work references
  • Some examples of your previous work history and why it will assist in this role (pay attention to what has been requested above)
  • What will make you stand out from the rest!
Best of luck!
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