APVMA Job Vacancies – Senior Communications Officer

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Job Description:

The Communications Team is responsible for promoting the APVMA through brand management, marketing, media, social media, corporate events, publications and website publishing, to build and reinforce the APVMA’s reputation as a world-class regulator of agricultural and veterinary chemicals. Located in Armidale, NSW, the Senior Communications Officer is a marketing and communications all-rounder who works collaboratively in a fast-paced environment to develop and deliver strategic communication campaigns, coordinate media activity, and create impactful communication products to promote and connect stakeholders with the work and role of the APVMA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and publish content to the APVMA’s external website and digital marketing channels, including EDMs, landing pages, corporate publications, news updates and social media posts
  • Be responsible for the coordination, drafting, editing, proofreading and publishing of high-quality communication products, including but not limited to marketing materials, media releases, news items, website content, the APVMA Gazette, talking points and media responses
  • Be required to work independently and within a team to meet strategic outcomes and statutory timeframes
  • Manage the development and implementation of strategic communication campaigns
  • Possess an excellent work ethic and demonstrated understanding of the need for confidentiality and handling of sensitive information
  • Provide support to the Assistant Director, Communications

Job Requirements:

  • Strong time-management and organisational skills, with demonstrated ability in planning, managing and prioritising workload to deliver competing priorities
  • Proven ability to learn new skills and identify opportunities for self-development to support broader team
  • Familiarity with Australian Government Style Manual and accessibility requirement
  • Being at ease with scientific information and translating that information into plain Englis

Qualification & Experience:

  • Familiarity with, or previous experience using, the Drupal-based content management system, Google Analytics and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Tertiary qualifications and/or relevant experience in communications and/or marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven experience developing content tailored to different audiences
  • Demonstrated experience supporting strategic direction through targeted communication products and campaigns, and communications advice
  • Proven experience working with website content management systems and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Adobe Acrobat

Job Details:

Company: APVMA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Armidale, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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