Community Engagement Officer | [R784]

Community Engagement Officer | [R784]

14 Sep
Parramatta City Council

14 Sep

Parramatta City Council


Parramatta NSW

$88,923 a year

About the role
This role is required to work across Council with a range of business units/staff to develop and implement community engagement strategies, including external communications, to identified stakeholders and the community, for a variety of projects.

On a daily basis you will develop high quality communications and engagement plans for projects identifying stakeholders, levels of impact and strategies for engagement applying IAP2 principles and methodologies. You will also research, write and distribute communications materials/ content for on and offline distribution for critical projects and projects where community input into decision-making (community engagement) is required.

About the person
The successful candidate should have previous experience dealing directly with the community and or key stakeholders. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing effective public communications and community engagement strategies, plans and activities. Strong time management and organisational skills with an ability to deliver to deadlines - and well-developed interpersonal and negotiation skills.

The successful candidates will have the following:

- Tertiary qualification in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or Public Relations (or another relevant discipline), or another appropriate qualification combined with relevant communications and engagement experience.
- Completion of or working towards completion of IAP2 certificate in community engagement.
- Ability to translate complex or highly technical information and produce high-quality, accessible communications and engagement content

What’s on offer
We are offering an attractive salary from $88,923 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Anna Pijaca on (02) 9806 5674.

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 4pm, Tuesday 24th September 2019 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. If you would like to know more, or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email [email protected]

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

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