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Communications and Engagement Officer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Saturday, December 12, 2020

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Digital Transformation Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$110 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The DTA is seeking a communications and engagement officer to support a range of stakeholder engagement activities for the DTA’s Digital and Strategic Sourcing branches.

The successful candidate will be a strong written and visual communicator capable of translating complex concepts into simple language and using modern content design techniques to communicate through a range of mediums. You will support the delivery of a unified communications strategy by proactively working with a variety of teams across the DTA to identify and address their engagement needs. You will also support the delivery of DTA events and other engagement activities.

Essential Criteria

  1. Strong content and graphic design skills and demonstrated understanding of modern communication trends and techniques.
  2. Proven ability to identify user needs and demonstrate how content and engagement decisions support these needs.
  3. Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience translating complicated and technical information into formats that are easy to understand.
  4. Demonstrated ability to build relationships and productively engage with a broad variety of stakeholders.
  5. Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary environment, be flexible and participate in all levels of project delivery.

Desired Criteria

  1. Knowledge of the Digital Design Standard, the Service Design and Delivery Process and the Content Guide
  2. Understanding of information architecture
  3. Event management experience

Security Clearance

Ability to obtain baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

1 x 6 month extension

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