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Communications and Media Manager

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Saturday, March 20, 2021



Agency / Department

Digital Transformation Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$90 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory

Overview and Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity exists to join the myGov and Digital Identity team as a strategic communications, media and engagement specialist.

We are looking for a driven and talented professional who is an exemplary communicator, has a strong track record of achieving results, who can quickly build effective working relationships, and respond well to emerging priorities.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in developing and delivering integrated communications, media strategies and/or engagement strategies.
  • Experience coordinating and delivering high quality, plain English communication materials and products, including media releases, talking points, speeches, FAQs, blogs, newsletters and content for a range of internal and external platforms and channels.
  • Ability to provide strategic advice on communications, media and engagement strategies, channels, methods and risks and mitigations.
  • Experience in supporting colleagues across the agency in best practice communications, media and/or stakeholder engagement activities for diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively juggle competing priorities, including proactive and reactive work.
  • Ability to take a mentoring and coaching approach to upskill agency staff in the application of effective communications, media and/or engagement strategies.

Desired Criteria

  • Experience in media management.
  • Ability to track, measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the Divisions communication, media and engagement activities.

Security Clearance

Must have current baseline clearance


Contract Extensions

One x 6 month extension option

***Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate