public affairs officer in canberra cbd

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canberra cbd, australian capital territory
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job description

Randstad is looking for experienced Public Affairs Officers at the APS5 - 6 level to commence contracts with various Federal Government clients.

You will be responsible for:

  • developing a working relationship with reporters and other media representatives
  • maintaining a robust community relations program
  • keeping contact with other government agencies
  • keeping internal and external publics informed on issues that may affect them

The experience you will bring:

  • A knowledge of media relations, with experience working in the industry
  • Writing media releases, speeches and/or editorials
  • Strong verbal and written communications and negotiation skills, including the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across the department, Ministers’ offices and the media
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy team and manage personal workloads
  • Capacity to think strategically and be innovative
  • Ability to work with tight timeframes whilst producing high quality material
  • Strong attention to detail
  • At least 2 years experience or relevant qualification is required.

If this is you, or you know someone who might be interested in these sought after roles, now is the time to apply. Please click the APPLY NOW button to submit your resume.


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.


Experienced Public Affairs Officers required


Relevant qualification such as Degree in Communications or Journalism

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree