Communications Support Officer

  • Australia
  • Melbourne
  • Contract
  • Negotiable

The client
Our client is a government organisation based in Melbourne’s inner east. They have a great opportunity for an administration assistant with experience in supporting a communications or marketing team to join as a Communications Support Officer.

  • Part time 3 days per week role, Malvern location
  • 12 month initial contract (maternity leave cover)
  • Hourly rate of $37.64 + super

The role
You will support a Communications manager and their team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide the communications and engagement team with financial, administrative and project support
  • Maintain Council’s email newsletter databases, including overseeing the monthly news update
  • Book and place online and offline advertising
  • Provide external and internal general communications support as required
  • Ensure that external contracts are maintained and reviewed as necessary
  • Provide support to Manager Communications for meeting bookings and other administration tasks
  • Support the project management of the News quarterly print publication
  • Support the management of photo and video digital libraries

About you
To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Solid previous experience in administration support within a communications or marketing team, and supporting communications managers
  • Relevant post-secondary qualifications in the areas of communications, public relations, publications and/or media are desirable with some relevant experience
  • Experience with using business systems and applications, as well as marketing systems and online databases such as Mailchimp
  • Experience with managing email databases and newsletters
  • Strong administration and support skills, including finance administration, contract management, etc
  • Experience with digital accounting systems, invoicing and payments, etc

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