community engagement officer in Parramatta

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location
Parramatta, New South Wales
job type
Temporary
salary
AU$ 110,000 per year
reference number
90M0306517_1496278806
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job description

Our client are seeking an experienced Community Engagement Officer for an initial 6 month period to work on major infrastructure projects. The successful candidate is expected to work autonomously and provide strategic direction therefore strong community engagement experience in infrastructure projects is essential. Based in Parramatta, this role will require some regional travel, around 1 to 2 days a month.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Ensure all activities are undertaken with the safety of people as the number one priority and at all times role model safe behaviour
  • Ensure the development, implementation and evaluation of communication and community engagement plans to support the promotion of projects in the community
  • Ensure communication materials are developed to support communication and community engagement plans, including intranet and internet content, newsletters (internal and external), brochures and flyers, display materials, presentations, fact sheets and draft media releases in order to support the promotion of community engagement activities and projects
  • Provide advice across the organisation regarding community engagement activities and obligations
  • Manage community engagement databases for reporting and stakeholder relationship management
  • Plan and manage major project events, to meet organisational community engagement schedule and coordinate formal community engagement forums and committees
  • Serve as the key contact point for particular community engagement related inquiries

MANDATORY KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field such as community engagement, communications, public relations or significant equivalent community engagement experience.
  • Preparedness to travel within NSW to meet the demands of regional engagement projects.
  • Availability to work on call and out-of-hours duties particular during incidents.
  • Current NSW driver’s licence.

MANDATORY EXPERIENCE

  • Proven high level experience in managing community engagement projects including the development and implementation of community engagement plans
  • Proven experience in writing and editing complex material to meet the needs of a target audience.

EXPERIENCE THAT WILL BE VIEWED FAVOURABLY BUT IS NOT MANDATORY

  • Experience in managing and evaluating contractors relating to community engagement processes
  • Event management experience

If this role sounds like you please apply immediately or contact Sarah Robinson on 8298 3827 or email sarah.robinson@randstad.com.au

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