Communications Officer

  • Cumberland Council
  • Greater Western Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • 17/03/2019
Full Time - Flexible Communications Community Services Marketing

Job Description

  • Permanent Full Time position
  • Work Life Balance

About the Organisation

As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council’s new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change.  

About the Opportunity

The Communications Officer will be responsible for planning and implementing Council communications initiatives and material, including internal and external newsletters. Through effective communication campaigns and media relations, the Communications Officer will work with the Media Manager to inform the community about Council's services, events, projects and initiatives. The Communications Officer will assist in managing the Council's public image, including the delivery of a strategic communications and copywriting for the organization.

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

Download position description here

Salary: Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 12 of Cumberland / Holroyd salary structure with a salary range of $1,273.43 to $1,464.48 per week plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies.

Conditions of Employment: This is a permanent full time position. This position is working 35 hours per week with access to a 9 day fortnight. This position will be initially located at Merrylands, however there is the possibility that you may be working across Merrylands and/or Auburn worksites.

EnquiriesTelephone Kirsty Jagger on (02) 8757 9740 or Ann Ridd on (02) 8757 9735 for further information.

Position Number: SP-EX-28

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Friday 29 March 2019