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Communications Manager

  • Full time, permanent role responsible for managing Infrastructure Australia’s internal and digital communications channels
  • Hybrid flexible working arrangements, attractive paid leave provisions and professional development support offered
  • Applications closing: 11:59pm Sunday 18th June 2023

Agency overview

Infrastructure Australia is an independent statutory body with a mandate to prioritise and advise on nationally significant infrastructure. Infrastructure Australia provides independent research and high-quality advice to all levels of government, as well as investors and owners of infrastructure, on Australia's requirements for nationally significant infrastructure.

Primary purpose of the role

The Communications Manager manages Infrastructure Australia’s digital communications channels including external channels (website, e-newsletters and social media) and internal channels (e-newsletters, intranet). The role also supports the Director- Communications and Engagement, Associate Director- Media Engagement and Associate Director -Communications and Engagement to deliver on the team’s objectives.

The purpose of the role is to facilitate clear and accurate communications with key stakeholders, both internally and externally. The role provides editorial support across a range of communications activities and works collaboratively on multiple projects across the organisation to achieve shared goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate concisely and persuasively with diverse stakeholders using a range of communication channels, including supporting other team members in stakeholder communications activities (such as stakeholder briefing materials, speaking notes, media responses etc).
  • Develop the strategic approach and lead the development of content across Infrastructure Australia’s external digital communications channels (including website, newsletters and social media).
  • Develop the strategic approach and lead the execution of the internal communications strategy
  • Manage Infrastructure Australia’s website and work with knowledge of content management systems (Drupal/GovCMS).
  • Manage and grow Infrastructure Australia’s social media presence (LinkedIn).
  • Perform web analysis and evaluate the effectiveness of the website and social media channels.
  • Support the delivery of new web tools and functionality.
  • Understand and apply Digital Service Standard and Australian Accessibility Standard.
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team under project conditions.
  • Conduct web content audits to eliminate redundant and/or duplicate information, fix broken links and ensure accessibility for all users.
  • Assist in managing and maintaining Infrastructure Australia's Client Relationship Management (CRM).

Essential Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or experience in Public Relations or Communications roles
  • Experience working in a communications team across varied subject matter and dealing with diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage digital communications channels, including experience managing e-newsletters, social media channels and websites
  • Demonstrated experience in risk, issues and reputation management.
  • Demonstrated ability to support the development of productive relationships with key stakeholders by improving the digital user experience. 
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills including exceptional writing skills and an understanding of the nuances in writing for various channels.  
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across functions to achieve shared goals.
  • Must be an Australian Citizen

Benefits of working at Infrastructure Australia:

  • We are committed to supporting employee health and wellbeing and offer a range of initiatives including genuine hybrid and flexible working arrangements to help you balance your professional and personal life
  • Attractive leave provisions including 15 days of paid Personal Leave, 18 weeks of Parental Leave for parents at full pay or 36 weeks at half pay (for eligible employees) and up to 3 additional days of paid leave when our offices close over the Christmas period
  • Professional Development support offered through extensive in-house training and external training/education support
  • We have a positive, collaborative, respectful, innovative and inclusive culture evidenced by staff surveys which show that our employees feel empowered, autonomous and proud to work here.

How to apply

We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQI+, people with disability, people with caring responsibilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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