Senior Communications Officer

Employment Details
Date Added: 30-Nov-2018
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018 09:00 AM

FULL TIME – PERMANENT - $109,189 p.a.

Position Description - Senior Communications Officer

About this role

We are a busy Western Australian Port that places the highest emphasis on our people, customers and community in conducting our daily business.

We are excited to commence the search for a high performer to join our team.

The successful applicant will have had five (5) years’ previous experience the marketing and communications industry, experience in the marine, mining or transport industries would be an advantage. You will be confident in leading our communications team while providing the team with support, guidance and effective coaching. The ability to build strong, collaborative partnerships with community groups, staff and stakeholders to promote targeted campaigns for different audiences that includes advertising, direct marketing, PR, digital, social, events and activations will be key to your success in this role.


  • Generalist skills in media, stakeholder relations and corporate communication;
  • Demonstrated experience within relevant industry along with experience working with stakeholders;
  • Excellent demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including speech writing and writing for publication;
  • Demonstrated experience developing and delivering content using a variety of different communication channels such as websites, social media, print and e-newsletters;
  • Proven experience in coordination of events;
  • Proven experience in quality people management;
  • Understanding of the cruise ship industry;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a capacity to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including management, employees, media and customers;
  • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to deliver multiple projects on time, within budget and to high standards;
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of communication and marketing initiatives;
  • Sound computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database systems; and
  • Very strong analytical skills with a proven ability to investigate underlying issues of complex and ill-defined problems and develop appropriate responses through abstract thinking and using creative solutions.

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