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Employment Opportunity - Marketing And Communications Officer


Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Marketing, Events & Communications   Division: Executive Services - Marketing, Events

$97,614.40 per annum (including Port Hedland Allowance)

  • Exciting career opportunity with exposure to diverse projects
  • Attractive allowances and wellness benefits
  • Six weeks annual leave plus leave loading

Are you a Marketing and Communications Officer seeking a new challenge?

If you have high levels of creativity, communication and interpersonal skills, then we want to talk to you!

The Marketing and Communications Officer will play a key role in developing and driving the Town of Port Hedland’s marketing and communication strategies. As well as the timely delivery of campaigns, marketing collateral and projects through digital and traditional channels, to deliver on the public relations and community engagement goals set out in the Town’s strategic vision.

The position will be based in Port Hedland, a town of rich heritage, spectacular landscapes, friendliness, a diverse and embracing community and relaxed lifestyle. As the largest bulk export port in the world, the town is home to global resource leaders and is significant to the national interest.

About you

We are seeking a marketing and communications all-rounder who can develop strategies and manage the production of collateral. Knowledge of the latest trends in social and digital media will be critical as well as the ability to create content on a range of platforms including; press advertisements, brochures, posters, presentations, videos, signage, online graphics and merchandise.

Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced environment and is proactive in building internal and external relationships to promote the great work the organisation is doing.

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism, or a relevant field, with extensive relevant experience in a similar position
  • C Class Driver’s License
  • National Police Clearance

What the Town of Port Hedland Offers

In addition to the salary, our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

-   Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading

-   Wellness program includes discounted gym membership and pool membership

-   Superannuation co-contribution scheme

-   Training and professional development opportunities

-   Generous paid parental leave

-   Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721  

Your application should include a comprehensive letter detailing how your experience meets the essential and desirable experience listed on the Position Description and how your experience will enable you to execute the accountabilities as listed. Applicants who do not address selection criteria may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

For more information on the Town or to obtain a copy of the position description please visit Town of Port Hedland website. Should further information be required please contact Laura Hawes, Manager Marketing, Events and Communications on 08 9158 9365.

Applications close 4:00pm, Friday  25 January 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 20181214 PD Marketing and Communications Officer.pdf - PreApplicationFormASAP_334947.pdf

Posted on Dec 14 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:00:00

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