Corporate Communications Officer
Why Work With Us?
We are one of the largest geographically spread road agencies in the world, responsible for more than 18,500 kilometres of road spread over 2.5 million square kilometres.
Our role is to plan, build and maintain Western Australia’s State Road Network valued at just over $46 billion. We work closely with our portfolio partners, Department of Transport and Public Transport Authority as well as local government to support the needs of all road users across the state by providing an integrated world-class road transport network.
Our services are delivered through the dedicated efforts of our employees who are located in ten regional and several metropolitan offices throughout the State.
Our success relies upon recruiting and retaining a diverse range of talented, passionate and dynamic individuals to help us build our State’s future. Whatever stage of your career, we are committed to helping you reach your potential, both professionally and personally, so that in turn we can achieve ours.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
About the Role
This position is part of the Operational Communications Branch of the Strategy and Communications Directorate. The Operational Communications Branch develops, disseminates and manages communications between the general public and Main Roads while also delivering support and communications for our internal people.
As part of the Internal Communications Team, you will play a part in managing communications with internal staff, as well as the coordination and facilitation of awards and events, the administration of the Main Roads iRoads intranet and digital signage and Portfolio and Managing Directors communications.
The key role of this position will be to prepare and draft internal corporate communications, you will be required to assist in the development, implementation evaluation and management of internal communications objectives, strategies, plans and policies. You will be responsible to manage and promote the use of the “Reward and Recognition Guidelines” across Main Roads to achieve high levels of engagement with the program.
The successful applicant will be team orientated with proven experience in working with a range of stakeholders. Strong communication skills and experience in facilitation and delivering presentations is critical to your success in this role.
Your skill, knowledge and experience in the preparation of organisational communications will need to be demonstrated along with your ability to understand and use corporate communication systems for distribution of internal organisational communications.
Should you wish to join a dynamic and progressive team and build your future and grow as a person and a professional, think about a career with Main Roads Western Australia. If you possess the skills and this position interests you we encourage you to apply.
Find Out More
For job specific information/for a confidential discussion of this opportunity please contact Louise Dumas Internal Communications Manager on (08) 9323 6202 - not to be contacted for assistance with application.
For assistance with your application or for general enquiries please contact Lisa Thomas, Recruitment Coordinator on (08) 9323 4289 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitting Your Application
Applicants are requested to submit a comprehensive CV demonstrating their relevant skills and abilities within the context of the Job Role Statement.
Please also submit a statement outlining your skill, knowledge and experience in the following four (4) criteria in no more than three (3) pages
- Preparation of organisational communications.
- Creative written communication.
- Building and enhancing stakeholder relationships.
- Use of corporate communication systems for distribution of internal organisational communications
All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.
If applicable to you please submit evidence of your Diploma in Public Relations (Mass Communications) or Journalism. Applicants selected for appointment will need to provide originals prior to appointment.
You will be asked to complete several questions as part of your online application – please factor this time in when submitting an application. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please be advised that an Executive Search may also be undertaken as part of this recruitment action.
Applicants may be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire
Applicants deemed as suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.