Level 5 | Permanent – Part Time 0.5 FTE
- Facilitate and create internal and external communications across multiple platforms to achieve desired outcomes
- Works collegiately with others to build strong working relationships and communications networks across public and private sectors
- Based in Kalgoorlie, the iconic Goldfields-Esperance region of WA
The Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission (GEDC) is a Western Australian Government agency committed to promoting economic development in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. Regional Development Commissions work in partnership with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD), government, industry and the community to deliver economic outcomes in the regions.
This opportunity is a key role located in the iconic Goldfields-Esperance region, in the cosmopolitan City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder. This is the largest region in Western Australia stretching from the Great Victoria Desert to the Esperance coastline, with thriving mining and agricultural centres and tourism getaways, and home to the warmest and welcoming of people. There is so much to see and do working in this region.
What will your typical day look like?
This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively within the team at GEDC to develop and implement corporate and regional communications strategies and innovative projects, and supporting the communications requirements of the GEDC. You will be actively contributing to the team to achieve their desired communications outcomes by creating content and facilitating integrated media forums and channels. You will assist the CEO and senior staff with Ministerial Office and inter-agency liaison and information.
For further key responsibilities please see attached JDF.
Enough about us, let’s talk about you.
If you are someone with a love for creating communication strategies and media content, and implementing communications through a variety of forums, tools and publications, then this role is for you! We are seeking a passionate communications professional who is creative, well-organised, has great written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to problem solve and deliver across competing priorities in a dynamic, stakeholder focussed environment.
For all essential criteria, please see the attached JDF.
Why DPIRD and the GEDC?
The staff at the GEDC are employed through our partner agency, DPIRD. At DPIRD and the GEDC, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and are an equal opportunity employer. We value and strongly encourage people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, women and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our agency.
Get ready to apply. It’s simple.
Click the Apply if this role is something that excites you! All we need is:
- A resume of no more than three (3) pages including details of two (2) referees
- A cover letter of no more than two (2) pages in length demonstrating how your skills, knowledge and experience relate to the following Essential Work-Related Requirements:
- Demonstrated experience to develop and implement communications strategies and projects to support effective communication within a complex environment
- Build effective relationships:
- Highly-developed written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and ability to display ideas in writing; and
- High level interpersonal and negotiation skills, including the ability to develop relationships and maintain networks and to liaise effectively with management and stakeholders (internal and external) at all levels.
It is recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information. Please note that all of the Work-Related Requirements will be assessed at some stage during the selection process.
Need further information?
We’d love to hear from you.
To have a confidential discussion about this role, call Rose Riley, Director Regional Development on 9083 2203.
Am I eligible to apply?
To be eligible for a permanent appointment to the Western Australian public sector you must be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status in Australia. To be eligible for a fixed term or a casual appointment you must have documentary you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period as part of your application.
You will be required to provide a current National Police Certificate (police clearance) before commencing employment.
Special Requirements for this position:
- A current and valid Western Australian C (car) class driver's licence or equivalent is required (if not currently held, must be acquired prior to commencement at applicant's expense).
- An acceptable National Police Certificate (police clearance) is required (if not currently held, must be acquired prior to commencement at applicant's expense).
- Travel to regional offices and Perth metropolitan offices may be required.
- The contract of employment specifies terms and conditions relating to this position.
This process may be used to fill other similar vacancies throughout the Department. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, the panel may select another suitable applicant from this selection process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from approval of the initial recruitment decision.
Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems, as late and proforma applications will not be accepted. (Please note: Online lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on or after 4:00pm will not be accepted)
CLOSING DATE: Monday, 22 November 2021 at 4:00 PM WST