COVID-19 Communications Team
Government of Western Australia
West Perth, Australia
3d ago

COVID-19 Communications Team Level 3 - Level 8, $71,896 - $146,609 p / a, PS CSA A 2019

Position Number : Multiple

Work Type : Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time

Closing Date : 2020-09-29 4 : 00 PM

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The COVID-19 Communications Team is establishing a pool of officers (Levels 3 to 8), to support the communications work in relation to COVID-19 WA Recovery Plan and emergency response requirements over the next 12 months.

There are a number of immediate opportunities, with additional officers to be recruited as needed over the next 12 months.

About the roles :

The COVID-19 Communications Team supports the WA Government in the development and delivery of communication strategies for the WA Recovery Plan and emergency response communications.

This unit operates in a fast-paced, flexible and responsive environment that needs to adapt to rapid changes whilst dealing with competing deadlines.

The positions we are looking to fill range from Level 3 to Level 8, depending on the applicants’ breadth of experience and level of relevant knowledge and skills.

To assist you to identify your best fit in the various teams, the following is a brief outline on the work that you would be expected to perform :

Management Team : You will have considerable communications experience and provide leadership in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines, as you deliver information to the public through a broad range of media.

There will be an expectation to respond to rapid changes in government directions and respond to the issue of the day.

Strategic Communications Team : You will be primarily responsible for preparing and executing stakeholder engagement strategies for recovery and emergency communications.

The critical strength required in this team is the ability to collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders, to develop and implement strategic communications plans.

Content Team : You will be writing and editing communications material for a variety of media platforms including websites, social media, fact sheets, advertisements, news scripts and media releases.

Campaigns Team : You will be part of a team that delivers complex, high profile marketing campaigns that are creative, yet informative within tight timeframes.

Digital Team : You will be responsible for developing digital content including graphic design, social media, digital campaigns and websites.

Office Management Team : You will be responsible for administrative roles, including coordinating human resource, financial and logistical functions.

To be considered for vacancies in any of the teams, we are looking for people who want to be part of a vibrant team and are :

  • positive, flexible, can-do attitude in fast-moving and continuous changing environment;
  • willing to work hard and work smart;
  • turn challenges into opportunities by fully appreciating and understanding the bigger picture;
  • always finds opportunities to be more productive and to initiate creative ideas;
  • able to work in collaboration with others, to coordinate, organise and plan activities; and
  • skilled in analytical, conceptual, strategic and problem-solving solving abilities.
  • Attached is a list of roles within the team to provide you with an insight on the positions in this work area.

    Applicants are required to submit :

  • a current and detailed CV; and
  • a covering letter (maximum 3 pages) drawing on your work experience and skills to identify in which team you are most able to contribute positively.
  • For Further Job Related Information :

    Please contact Ms Nadia Miraudo, Deputy Director, COVID-19 Communications on nadia.miraudo or on 0438 752 075.

    Substantive Equality :

    The Department of the Premier and Cabinet is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from a diverse field, including Indigenous Australians, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, youth, and people with a disability which is supported by our Workforce and Diversity Plan.

    How to Apply :

    Click Apply for Job' at the top or bottom of this advertisement to submit your application.

    If you experience any difficulties with submitting your application or downloading the attachments in this advertisement, please contact People Services Consultant, Sakhara Kirkup on (08) 6552 5571.

    Applications are to be received no later than 4 : 00 pm , Wednesday, 29 September, 2020.

    Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application as late and pro forma applications will not be accepted.

    Subsequent vacancies :

    Applicants who are found suitable, but not recommended for the vacancy, may be considered for subsequent acting opportunities in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner’s Instructions No.

    2 : Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.

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