Assistant Director, Media and Communications
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 24 March 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $118,319 - $133,197
Position No: 42976
Directorate: Education
Advertised (Gazettal date): 15 March 2019
Contact Officer: Claudia Doman on claudia.doman@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 0837

Details: Expressions of Interest are sought from highly capable applicants who can operate under limited direction and be responsible for: Coordinate, monitor and facilitate the management of the Directorate’s internal and external media and communications activities; provide high-level strategic advice to the executive on matters relating to communications across the portfolio; oversee government, directorate and school media events, publications, media releases and responses; manage a broad range of stakeholder relationships, particularly across the Education Directorate and with other ACT Government agencies, with sensitivity and influence; manage the operations, staffing and resources of the section. This position requires a good understanding of ACT Government processes and reporting frameworks, and very strong organisational skills. The successful candidate will possess strong stakeholder engagement abilities and highly effective collaboration skills.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Formal Communications or Marketing qualifications and strong interpersonal and communication skills are desirable.
Note: This is a temporary position available asap for three months with the possibility of extension of up to less than six months.
How to Apply: Expressions of interest are sought from potential candidates and should include a supporting statement of no more than two pages outlining experience and/or ability in the above areas, contact details of at least two referees and a current Curriculum Vitae.
Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.

Career interest categories:

Education, Teaching and Training
Leaders and Senior Management