As one of Australia’s largest local governments and sector leaders,the Sunshine Coast Council is a progressive organisation offering excellent career opportunities.
About the role:
The Communication Branch is responsible for all internal and external Council communications, marketing and media, focusing on continually building on Sunshine Coast Council’s reputation within and beyond the region.
The Branch supports the organisation in implementing strategies to ensure our organisation achieves its vision: To be Australia’s most sustainable region – healthy, smart, creative.
The Communication Officer is responsible for providing professional and proactive marketing and communication advice and services across council. You will work with the Media and Marketing Coordinators and Communication Branch staff to plan and deliver integrated marketing, promotions and communication strategies.
You will have demonstrated experience working within a marketing or communication environment, developing, coordinating and delivering integrated and contemporary communication strategies and campaigns.
Your ability to recognise opportunities to promote council and develop and implement effective communication plans which manage risks and contribute positively to council’s reputation will be highly valued.
You will have sound knowledge of traditional and social media practices and experience in issues management.
You will also have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills to confidently develop and maintain relationships within the communication industry.
To be successful in this role you will have recognised qualifications in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism or other relevant discipline and hold a current “C” class drivers licence.
In return, you’ll be working with a progressive organisation which strives to be our best and work as one team to deliver high standards of service excellence.
Plus you’ll enjoy all of the lifestyle benefits the Sunshine Coast has to offer.
How to apply:
Click “Apply Now” and follow prompts to complete your application. For full details regarding this position, refer to the Position Profile. Helpful information is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.
For specific enquiries contact Paul Munnings on (07) 5441 8160.