Marketing and Communications Officer

Marketing and Communications Officer

Date Added: 22-May-2023
Date Close: 2-Jun-2023 05:00 PM
Categories: General

Full Job Description

Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a modern and thriving large-sized city that embodies the true spirit of a regional community - and we are looking for a passionate and dedicated Marketing and Communications Officer to join our team at the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

About the City

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a vibrant and progressive local government with an experienced leadership team, dedicated staff, and a supportive Council. The City is working towards the vision of being a sustainable regional city of the future.

Being a city with a proud history, our community is central to all we do. We are dedicated to working together to achieve the best possible outcomes and are guided by our intention to:

  • Be a clean and green city
  • Be a place people call home
  • Have facilities and services for everyone
  • Encourage and support economic development and diversification
  • Be a quality employer

The role

As our Marketing and Communications Officer, you’ll plan and develop engaging content to promote and effectively communicate information about City services, programs, and initiatives across multiple channels and platforms.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Producing high quality content and maintaining the City's digital and social media channels.
  • Develop and implement innovative and effective marketing and communication campaigns to support City facilities, programs and initiatives and improve their profile and operating potential.
  • Plan, create and edit content for a range of purposes and audiences, including facilitating video production and photography
  • Maintain and moderate conversations and feedback on social media channels.
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders and team members to support City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s activities, events and promotions.
  • Liaise with a range of internal and external clients to provide strategic marketing advice and direction to City business units and staff.
  • Monitor, evaluate and produce reports as required on the management and performance of marketing and communication activities and
    digital and social media channels.
  • Adhere to corporate brand guidelines across all communications, including providing guidance and support to the City’s various business

Who we are looking for:

To be considered for this position, you will need:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to develop and implement a variety of promotional activities
    across multiple online and traditional channels.
  • Ability to maintain productive relationships with internal and external customers at all levels including media outlets and suppliers.
  • Experience in developing and implementing effective and engaging content marketing strategies across different digital channels.
  • High attention to detail with demonstrated editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to build effective relationships.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Experience using analytics tools, social media monitoring and the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to take complex ideas and simplify them in messages audiences can understand and relate to.
  • Tertiary qualification in journalism, communications or marketing or equivalent workplace experience (2 years minimum)
  • Current satisfactory National Police Clearance;
  • Current WA “C” Class driver’s license

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Why work with us

When you work at the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, it’s more than just a job. It’s a place where you can make a real and lasting difference. Our goal is to be an employer of choice, and we offer a dynamic, safe, and productive work environment where you are supported to be your best.

You will enjoy generous employee benefits, reward and recognition programs, flexible work arrangements, and the opportunity to give back to the community.

Benefits include:

  • Superannuation co-contribution options for eligible employees
  • Salary packaging
  • Discounted health fund membership
  • 5% leave loading
  • Discounted gym membership at the Goldfields Oasis Recreation Facility for employees and their immediate family
  • After-school care and childcare subsidies
  • An active social club
  • Employee Assistance Program

Total Package

Remuneration will range from $73,900 - $79,989 plus superannuation (commensurate with qualifications and experience).

How to apply

Applicants should provide a current CV and a two-page (maximum) cover letter in PDF format.  Your CV and cover letter should demonstrate how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for this position. 

The position will close for application on the 2 June 2023

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Pia Timu, Head of Marketing on 9021 9600.

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder promotes an inclusive and welcoming workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of all ages, genders, abilities, and cultural backgrounds to apply for this job. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. 

Together, we are working to build a vibrant and sustainable regional city - and we would love for you to join the team.


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