Jobs/Communications Manager


Communications Manager



Agency / Department

Experience Level

Mid Level

Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) is seeking a Communications Manager to assist with the Digital Identity endeavour.


The Communications manager will be responsible for:

  1. Managing cross agency and cross jurisdictional communications activities in support of Digital Identity, including chairing the communications working group, and reporting to the Program Board and other Executives regularly.
  2. Managing the response to day to day communications issues across the program (e.g. media inquiries).
  3. Developing supporting communications artefact and materials across the broader team functions.
  4. Working closely with our contracted service provider to ensure efficient delivery of high quality fit for purpose outputs, including the development of an integrated communication strategy.

Essential Criteria

  1. Approximately 5 years experience in developing practical and implementable communications and engagement plans for government agencies
  2. Knowledge of the DTA, its functions, operating environment and responsibilities for digital transformation.
  3. Knowledge of the Commonwealth's Digital Identity program.


Cultural Fit including:

  • Proactive, driven
  • Outcomes focused
  • Contribute to a positive, collaborative and constructive culture
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

Desired Criteria


Security Clearance


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



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