Senior Communications Officer



Government / Local Government
State Government


  • Flexibly work arrangement - 60% in office day
  • Opportunity for extensions and growth within state government
  • Contract ending March 2025

  • Contract until 07/03/2025
  • State Government Agency 
  • Sydney Location 

About the company
Karlka Recruiting Group has partnered with a State Government Agency to engage an Senior Communications Officer. This position is located in their busy Sydney office for an initial contract until 07/03/2025.
About the Position
The Senior Communications and Engagement Officer plans and delivers tailored stakeholder engagement and communications functions to support the achievement of priorities and program objectives. This includes developing and managing construction-specific engagement forums and activities to inform and influence internal and external industry stakeholders.


  • Maintain stakeholder relationships through effective communication, negotiation and issues management
  • Coordinate targeted communications and engagement activities
  • Provide support across the communications team, including Corporate Communications and Media.
  • Manage, oversee and evaluate all aspects of planning, development and implementation for a range of communication and engagement initiatives including developing project plans, coordinating resources, meeting reporting requirements, and supporting project-related activities.
  • Coordinate across the business to prepare draft briefing notes, event briefs and speaking notes, Budget Estimate papers and communications material
  • Update website content and manage initiatives to drive online traffic.
  • Provide advice and information to stakeholders through the preparation of high-quality communication material.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of communications strategies for identified projects and change management
  • Support the delivery of all internal and external communications activities.
  • Support the inhouse digital platforms management


  • Tertiary qualifications in media, marketing or communications and/or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience 
  • IAP2 Certification or substantial experience in management of complex communications and/or engagement initiatives.

Benefits working with this Client

  • Flexibly work arrangement – 60% in office days 
  • Open to either part-time or full-time work 
  • Opportunity for extensions and growth within state government.

Benefits working with Karlka Recruiting Group 

  • Weekly pay  
  • Ongoing support: Pre, during and post placement 
  • Dedicated consultant per contract
  • Employee Assistance Program available
  • Our agency supports Indigenous communities 

How to Apply
Apply now to be considered for submission to our client by 14/06/2024
Consultant: Jeanine 
Email for questions only:
*Please apply through this portal. Any applications through email may be missed.

Nyiyaparli and other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

   Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion.
Applications received after the due date may be considered for similar roles.


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