Manager Corporate Communications Readvertised

Hawkesbury City Council Full Time Permanent 14/02/2017

Manager Corporate Communications - Readvertised

Salary neg from $105K + 9.5% Super
+ Leaseback Vehicle + 19 Day Month

Hawkesbury City Council is facing an exciting new future, full of opportunities.  We are committed to the implementation of our Fit for the Future Plan to make Council sustainable by 2020/2021. Our team has passion and enthusiasm and we are looking for like-minded people to join us on this journey. You must be open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and be driven to provide the very best service to our community.

Council is seeking highly motivated, dynamic, hands on communication professional to manage all aspects of its public relations, awards, events and communication programs.  A key focus of the role is to ensure that information about Council is communicated in way that responds to the changing needs of our society.  Responsibilities range from production of publications, protocol and media support for the Mayor, overseeing all civic events, media relations, crisis management, change management, promotional activities and online community engagement.  You will also be required to implement internal communication improvement programs and assist with strategies to enhance staff engagement.

To be considered for this position you will have:-

• A tertiary qualification in a related discipline
• Demonstrated experience in public relations, communications, events and community engagement
• Proven ability in developing and implementing public relations strategy designed to enhance corporate image
• Exceptional interpersonal skills
• Experience in leading and developing a team
• Demonstrated knowledge of social media technology and consultation platforms

How to Apply:- for further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply using Council’s Online Job Application process, visit our website - For specific job enquiries contact Council's HR Coordinator, Nikki Griffiths on 4560 4594.

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Applications close 5pm, 5 March 2017

Please note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

Council is committed to high ethical standards for staff and their dealings with the public, which is reflected in Council’s Code of Conduct

Click here to view the position description document