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Events And Communications Officer

Communications and Events Officer

  • Full time role (up to 40 hours per week) Weipa

The Opportunity

Weipa is located 900km north-west of Cairns on the Gulf of Carpentaria and has been operating for over 50 years. Over the years, it has developed into a vibrant and diverse cultural hub of the Western Cape. Weipa offers a coastal community rich in geographical beauty and cultural heritage that provides families with opportunities to participate in leisure activities, sports and community events. With a strong sense of community, the region has plenty of natural beauty to offer including the opportunities for boating, fishing, camping and exploring

The Weipa Town Authority is currently looking for a Communications and Events Officer, working up to 40 hours per week including some weekend and after hours work.

What the role entails;

Reporting to the Supervisor Communities, you will be responsible for:

Developing, distributing and promoting public relation materials including promotional banners, posters, public notices, community updates, media releases and other external communications;

  • Coordinating and implementing creative, administrative and operational aspects of event planning for WTA including development of the annual WTA events program

  • Developing and implementing a Community Engagement Policy for WTA;

  • Facilitating engagement opportunities with WTA members, community groups and residents

  • Maintaining WTA website and social media platforms (including assisting to maintain the Disaster Management Dashboard)

  • Maintaining effective administration systems and

  • Providing support and undertaking tasks to meet the requirements of the Communities Operational Plan.

What you will need for this role

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • Skills and experience in creating and developing public relation materials

  • Experience in planning, coordinating and executing events;

  • Experience in managing social media / website platforms

  • Experience in community engagement projects

  • Previous administration experience and qualifications

  • Well-developed time management and prioritisation skills of own work

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work well in a team and autonomously

  • High level computer literacy (i.e. Canva / Microsoft Office Suite Word / Excel)

  • A current Queensland C (Car) class driver licence

Weipa Town Authority would consider flexible working arrangements including part time hours. This role includes five weeks annual leave (pro-rata for part time positions), paid sick leave and superannuation.

If this sounds like you and the opportunity you are looking for, apply now.

Please forward resumes through or call Felicia John - 49694705 to discuss in more detail.

Job title: Events And Communications Officer
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Northern QLD
Industry: Administration Administration
Job expiry: 2023-02-24
Reference: 7396J202338216