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Engagement Officer

Job title: Engagement Officer
Industry: Other Government
Salary $56 - $64 per hour + Superannuation
Reference: 416196_41
Contact name: Milica Keeley
Job description
  • Establish and maintain strategic relationships with government agencies
  • Work in a supportive and flexible working environment
  • Opportunity for further contract extension based on performance



This reputable Government Agency is seeking an Engagement Officer to join their team. In this position you will work closely with senior managers and the Executive. This particular branch plays a vital role and aims to balance social, economic and environmental benefits for the Canberra community.


As an Engagement Officer, you will provide strategic advice and outcome focused solutions regarding stakeholder engagement. You will work within all 5 business areas to prepare and implement traditional and digital engagement strategies. You will also develop a range of communication materials for different audiences, organise and attend consultation activities as well as present ideas and results to the internal and external stakeholders.



  • Implement various engagement strategies
  • Organise consultation activites and analyse results
  • Report on results and present ideas as well as feedback
  • Analyse and identify risks and develop risk management plans



  • Qualifications in public relations, communications or significant experience in a similar role within the government environment
  • Minimum of four years of community engagement experience, including knowledge of IAP2
  • Demonstrated high level of skills and experience in developing stakeholder engagement strategies
  • High level written communication skills for various audiences and the ability to make sound and well-informed decisions under pressure



The culture of this team is one described to be collaborative, cooperative and solutions-orientated. As well as this team orientated approach, you will also have the ability to work autonomously. 



  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with a combination of office and working from home arrangements
  • Further your career within a reputable Government Agency
  • Join a supportive, collaborative and overall a highly positive team environment



Click 'Apply for this job', or contact Milica Keeley on (02) 9231 4999 for a confidential discussion.