Communications Officer, Pacific Labour Facility

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Last update: Mar 16, 2023 Last update: Mar 16, 2023


Deadline: Apr 2, 2023
Location: Australia Australia
Organization: The Palladium Group (HQ)
Job type: Contract, 4 to 12 months
English English
Work experience: <1
Date posted: Mar 16, 2023


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Project Overview:

The PLF works with DFAT and DEWR to support the administration of the PALM scheme and facilitate opportunities for Australian employers to connect with workers from the Pacific and Timor-Leste. The PLF is managed by Palladium and has been established as a trusted intermediary in supporting Australia-Pacific circular labour mobility.

Role Overview:

The Communications Officer will work with the Communications and Engagement Manager and the wider communications and media team to coordinate general communications and administration requirements of the Pacific Labour Facility (PLF) and support engagement activities with a range of stakeholders via a range of online, offline and in-person formats including direct email marketing, digital and social media, internal communications, e-learning, events, advertising and trade/industry media.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Support the delivery and administration of engaging and accurate communication content and direct email communications for PALM scheme stakeholders via various online and offline platforms and channels. This could include content gathering, editing, stakeholder engagement and approvals, email audience list and general platform management.
Assist in delivering PLF’s internal communications function, both on digital channels/platforms (e.g., Yammer, Sharepoint) and offline channels.
Assist with website and social media management and monitoring.
Support PLF’s knowledge management/e-learning function on digital channels, offline channels and in-person events.
Liaise with other PLF teams and partners to support communications procurement activities.
Provide general administrative support and maintain the communications team’s online filing and document management systems.

Required Qualifications:

A relevant qualification in communications and/or media, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education.
Practical editorial, content or media experience, with demonstrated writing, editing and proofreading skills.
Good working knowledge of direct email communications channels to inform a range of stakeholders.
Basic graphic design/presentation skills, e.g. producing and formatting PowerPoint and Word documents and reports, ensuring documents/content are accessible.
Good working knowledge of content production using a range of channels/tools and software, e.g. Yammer, Sharepoint, website content management systems, Microsoft suite, Adobe Creative suite (e.g. Photoshop, Indesign).
Good working knowledge of social media channel management and monitoring.
Demonstrated administrative experience, ideally including procurement coordination, in a communications, marketing or media environment.
Willingness to travel occasionally if required.


Flexible working arrangements – work from home 2 days per week
Modern office in central CBD location
Great team culture with social activities and events
Working for a program that is making positive impact

Applications close on 2 April 2023 and will be assessed on a rolling basis.

The successful candidate will be offered an initial contract to 31 December 2023. This is a Brisbane based role with options for flexible working. Candidates who are willing to relocate for the position must do so at their own expense.

You must have valid Australian work rights to be considered for this position - visa sponsorship is not available.

About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.

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