aps6 communications specialists in canberra cbd

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canberra cbd, australian capital territory
job category
marketing & communications
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working hours
2 years
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job description

Randstad is currently working with valued Federal Government clients in need of experienced Communication specialists at the APS6 level. These roles will be offered on a contract basis and require candidates who are talented, creative and work well within dynamic teams.

If successful your role may include:

  • Developing innovative ideas to broadcast key messages via social media, internal communication, web, print, events
  • Research and analysis of communication activity to advise on strategy improvement
  • Writing effective and relevant content tailored for various media outlets and stakeholders
  • Staff management including task delegation
  • Coordinating various communication strategies simultaneously
  • Writing reports, briefs and recommendations as directed

To be successful in these roles you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to support and work within a communications team where you delivered high quality outcomes
  • Strong understanding of working within the parameters of departmental Style Guides
  • Effective written skills in areas of web content, social media and print
  • Previous experience in applying behaviours that help build effective team work and stakeholder relationships
  • Time management and organisational skills that complement a busy and high pressure environment
  • An understanding of how to achieve clear outcomes as directed by strategic communication plans
  • Experience in working with internal stakeholders to translate policy and initiatives into a form easily understood by external stakeholders
  • Hold technical expertise required to undertake relevant tasks within the communications space

Please note that a relevant qualification in a communication related discipline is required and 2 years experience in similar role is highly desirable. To be considered for these roles, please click on ‘Apply Now’.

As we value our candidates who are already registered with Randstad you do not need to re-apply and you will be contacted directly when a suitable role is available.


At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


APS6 Communications Specialists required


Degree in relevant industry

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma