Abbie Seddon

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POSTED 23rd Jun, 2022   REF NO. BBBH16545

APS5 - APS6 Communications Officer - Expression of Interest

HorizonOne Recruitment is a leading specialist recruitment firm in Canberra that works with a range of highly sought-after federal government departments and agencies. We reverse traditional recruiting models, so you are the focus of our recruiting efforts – we tailor our service to ensure we find you the best possible fit.

The Opportunity

HorizonOne has a consistent flow of Communications roles available on both labour hire and non-ongoing contracts. These contracts range from short term (3 months) to long term (12 months or more). It is very common for high performing candidates to receive repeated extensions on their contracts or even secure permanency in the APS. With a range of positions regularly available, we are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates due to placing a large majority of or active and registered candidates.

The Role

The responsibilities of each position vary, but as a Communications Officer, you will be required to:

  • Develop and implement communications, digital media, and marketing strategies
  • Provide communications advice and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of communication, media, and issues management support and advice
  • Create content for web, social media, newsletters and more.

The Ideal Person

To be successful as a Communications Officer you’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build productive and collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You’ll exercise sound judgement, work to tight deadlines, manage workloads and be flexible in responding to changing priorities.

Australian citizenship and a minimum baseline security clearance are required to apply.

Salary / Rate

  • $45 – $65 per hour + 10.5% super

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Abbie Seddon on 02 6108 4878 quoting ref no. BH ID.16545

HorizonOne is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from people of all cultures, capabilities and backgrounds.

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