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Media & Communications Officer

Job Type Contract
Job Status Part-Time
Position Corporate & Strategic Services Assistant
Contact Email cssa@westcoast.tas.gov.au
Telephone Work: 03 64714707
Address 11 Sticht Street
(PO Box 63)
Queenstown TAS 7467
Lodgement 11 Sticht Street, Queenstown TAS 7467
Deadline for applications Friday, 16 February 2018 at 5:00 pm

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Does creating media collateral to engage with the community excite you?  Do you want to be a part of a progressive and innovative organisation?

West Coast Council is committed to meaningful communication and engagement with the West Coast community and stakeholders and is seeking to appoint a Media & Communications Officer.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of duties associated with these critical areas including being the first point of contact for media enquiries, writing media releases and reports, completing briefings, and monitoring and continually improving Council’s communication channels.

The position will report directly to the General Manager and will work closely with all areas of Council, including the Mayor & Councillors.  

This position will be three days per week, however the applicant may need to work outside these days (and the normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday – Friday), depending on project deadlines. Flexibility is a key requirement for this role.

If you have professional experience in the areas of media/communications, journalism and/or public relations, this is the job for you.

Applications addressing the Essential Selection Criteria, including current resume and covering letter should be marked ‘Confidential – Media & Communications Officer’, and forwarded to the Manager Corporate & Strategic Services by Friday 16 February 2018.


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11 Sticht Street
PO Box 63
Queenstown TAS 7467