Communications Officers

Job No: SGS237
Location: Southern Grampians

Communications Officers

Full-Time & Part-Time

2 x ongoing positions available



We are looking for two dedicated, creative and professional Communications Officers to join our team.

Reporting to the Senior Communications Coordinator, the Communications Officers will support our internal and external communications strategies, develop content for digital platforms, write media releases, coordinate media responses, and promote community engagement activities.

As a Communications Officer, you will have the ability to think creatively, and have excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills. A qualification in communications/PR and/or experience as a Communications Officer or equivalent is desired.

This role will require you to work collaboratively with stakeholders across Southern Grampians Shire and from other agencies and partner organisations.

The successful candidates will be enthusiastic, solutions focused and innovative with a firm understanding on latest industry trends, and possess a sound understanding of the principles of content development and social media management. You will have strong written skills, possess attention to detail, and work well independently and as a part of a team.

Benefits of working at Council:

  • We encourage personal and professional growth
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance
  • We embrace change
  • We are committed to providing a safe work environment
  • We offer flexible work arrangements
  • We offer monthly RDO's

Working at Southern Grampians Shire Council provides great work life balance, competitive remuneration, salary sacrifice, access to health and well being programs, and access to further training and development opportunities. We are a child safe organisation. 

Further information for this role can be obtained by contacting Ashlea Sealey, Senior Communications Coordinator, via phone on: 03 5573 0444

Full details of this position are in the position description attached here.

How to apply: Follow the application process below.

Please include a copy of your Resume, Cover Letter and address the Key Selection Criteria with a written response.

Applications close 9am Friday 3 February 2023.




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Working for Southern Grampians Shire Council means you'll be joining a dedicated and supportive team who are committed to a culture of strong, positive leadership, respect and integrity. We are looking for skilled, loyal and dedicated people who are committed to progressing new initiatives and are driven to provide the very best service to our community. We offer work-based training opportunities, flexible working conditions and provide a great work/life balance. This is your chance to work in an environment that is diverse, professional and rewarding. Come and join us!