10 Sep 2018

Full-Time Communications and Policy position (Electorate Officer B)

Department of Finance – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Applications are invited for a position working in my offices based in Electorate Office and Parliament House Canberra.

The duties of the position will include: speechwriting, policy research, media liaison, digital production and social media management, community and stakeholder engagement, communications and general administration.

Applicants should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills,
  • Photographic and Video Skills,
  • Digital production and social media knowledge/experience essential,
  • Graphic design skills preferred but not essential,
  • Strong organisational ability and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work as part of a close-knit team;
  • Resilience and capacity for hard work with irregular hours (eg. Travel to/and from Canberra during Parliamentary sitting weeks);
  • An understanding of Australia’s system of government and parliamentary processes;
  • A belief in the power of politics to change Australia for the better.
  • A passion for community engagement
  • A willingness to learn new skills

The position is offered under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 and conditions are outlined in the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019.

A commencing salary starting at $67,139-$76,398, depending on skills and experience will be paid, in addition to an allowance of up to $15,805 payable in recognition of, and as compensation for, reasonable additional hours of work outside business hours.

A probationary period of 3 months will apply.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 23 September 2018.

For more information, contact:

Kim Pagan

E: Kim.l.pagan@aph.gov.au

T: 0249832401

How to Apply

Applications including a cover letter and a CV outlining your experience with the names of three referees should be forwarded to Meryl.swanson.mp@aph.gov.au


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