Communications Officer

  • Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Contract
  • AU$500 - AU$600 per day + inc super

The Client & Role:

We’re currently working with a major Financial Services client who are currently undertaking a large-scale merger project, they’re looking for a Communications Officer to join the team on an initial 12-month contract.


  • Building awareness and understanding of any upcoming changes to ensure merger stakeholders are prepared.
  • Ensuring communication consistency across relevant programs and streams.
  • Contribute to the design, development and implementation of effective and impactful internal communications plans for the project.
  • Create and produce newsletters/publications, liaise with subject matter experts for relevant content and approvals to ensure consistent timely delivery.
  • Working with Communication Lead and Change community to support the coordination of a range of events – demonstrating both cost leadership and creativity when coordinating these events.
  • Work with change & comms partners to execute key change plans.
  • Proactively manage risk; meet all policy and compliance requirements; perform controls; adhere to Process and Procedures pertinent to role; and escalate events, issues or breaches as they are identified.

Required Skills & Specialisms:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in relevant discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • 2-3 + years’ experience as a Comms Officer (or similar)
  • Experience in agile ways of working is a plus
  • Experience in distilling complex or technical information into key messages for communications.
  • Experience creating/producing newsletters/publications.
  • Experience supporting video production.

If you’re a Communications Officer with a strong ability to make the complex simple and the simple compelling, APPLY NOW or send your CV and portfolio to

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