LGNSW Positions Vacant

Senior Communication Officer

  • Peak body
  • Flexible hours /options
  • Immediate start
  • Sydney CBD 
  • Package: $97,442-$107,557 (incl. super)
  • Potential for job share
We are seeking a Senior Communication Officer to help promote the NSW local government sector.  We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and who has the skills to take on a range of communication tasks.  Working in a small team, and with staff across all areas of the organisation, you will play a key role in member and stakeholder communication.  
Your key responsibilities will include managing our weekly newsletter and speechwriting.  You will also work with business units to write, edit and manage the production of printed and electronic communication materials about advocacy issues, member services and events; and provide media relations support when required.
You’ll be a generalist with experience in both media and corporate communication and have a degree in communication, journalism, media or public relations. You will have excellent writing and editing skills, print production experience, an understanding of social media, a healthy understanding of deadlines, and be able to manage maintain focus, energy and a positive attitude during periods of high intensity and pressure. 
We offer reasonable working hours as well as flexible arrangements, including a rostered day off a month.  We may consider job share for this position for the right candidate/s.  Salary $88,898-$98,226. (Package: $97,442-$107,557 including super).

About LGNSW 

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is a peak organisation representing general purpose councils, associate members including special purpose councils, and the NSW Aboriginal Land Council. We advocate on behalf of members and their communities to policy and decision makers. We also provide a comprehensive range of services, including industrial relations representation, management services and training.

How to apply

 Applications should include: 
  • a covering letter (maximum four pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position accountabilities and essential requirements detailed in the position description.
  • an up-to-date resume (maximum four pages)
Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.  Please email LGNSW if you have any enquiries.
Applications close 14 June 2017

Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.