APS6 Communications Manager

Karlka Recruiting Group
CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Government & Defence
Government - Federal
Posted 19d ago
  • Contract until 30/06/2022 + extensions
  • Federal Government Agency 
  • Role can be filled in either Melbourne/Cairns/Brisbane/Sydney/Adelaide/Perth 

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a Federal Government Agency to engage an APS6 Communications Manager. This position is located in their busy Melbourne/Cairns/Brisbane/Sydney/Adelaide/Perth office for an initial contract until 30/06/2022 + extensions.
  • Providing expert communication advice,
  • Developing a media and communication strategy, where required,
  • Providing input into briefings 
  • Facilitating information flow between key internal and any external stakeholders,
  • Collaborating with media and communications officers/teams
  • Organising and coordinating the range of media and communication activities
  • Ensuring that department communication policy and processes are used
  • Preparing updates for media and response activities, and
  • Coordinating interviews and any other media related activities.


  • Australian Citizenship & drivers licence
  • Staff require an ability to work out of hours  
  • Experience with working in Incident Control Centres, ideally for biosecurity incidents (highly desirable) 
  • Some demonstrated knowledge of the national plant (or animal or aquatic) health surveillance network (desirable)
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience in using a variety of internal and external communication channels
  • Tertiary qualifications or significant relevant experience in media and communications

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by 15/10/2021
Consultant: Sang 
Email for questions: recruitment@karlkarecruiting.com.au

*Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.
Applications received after the due date may be considered for similar roles.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you available to travel for this role when required?
  • Do you hold Australian Security Clearance?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a communications manager?

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