Internal Communications Advisor

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

We are seeking an experienced communications advisor to lead the development and implementation of internal communications strategies that contribute to the engagement and motivation of the MAAS team.

This newly created role will have a particular focus on supporting the internal communications related to the MAAS Project to build the new museum in Parramatta.

  • Reporting to the Head of Communications, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Work collaboratively across the organisation to provide advice, guidelines and tools to enhance the quality of internal communications.

  • Coordinate communications to internal audiences.

  • Coordinate all internal communications channels.

  • Develop internal communications materials, including presentations, speech notes, marketing copy and digital content.

  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant communications, public relations or related discipline.

  • Experience implementing internal communications for a major construction, infrastructure or community consultation project, related organisation or government department.

  • Experience in a variety of communications disciplines including marketing, public relations and communications.

  • High-level time management skills.

  • High-level oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to coordinate with internal teams and manage external contractors to deliver desired outcomes.

How to Apply

Your application must include the following:

  • Resume - No more than three A4 pages. Must be up to date with current employment, and clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role. You must include 3 referee contacts (name, role, phone number and email address). We will not contact referees without your consent.

  • Cover Letter - No more than two A4 pages. Must include short statements in response to the two targeted questions below (drawn from the Core Competencies required in the Role Description) There are no selection criteria to address

  • Question 1 – Provide a case study of a successful communications campaign that you have managed. Describe the strategy, objectives, stakeholders, communication platforms and results.

  • Question 2 – Give an example of a time that you needed to negotiate with or influence your colleagues. What outcome were you looking to achieve and what skills or approaches did you use to ensure your success?

  • Your cover letter and resume will need to be submitted as PDF attachments on your online application.

  • Other: The successful applicant is required to undergo and meet the cost of a National Police Records Check.

Posted on January 22