Communications Advisor

  • Casual Duration until 24th October 2023 (with 2 X 12 Month Extensions Available)

  • Maroochydore Location

  • Immediate Start Available

About the Position:

In partnership with the Department of Transport and Main Roads, WorkPac is currently seeking an experienced Communications Advisor to commence for a 12 - 36 Month duration casual position. This position will hold a Monday to Friday roster and will be, based in Maroochydore.

In the role of Communications Advisor, you will develop and implement communication and engagement strategies and activities to support significant projects in the North Coast Region. The role provides high level communication services and advice to senior leadership, project management, technical and professional staff on community engagement, stakeholder relationships, issues and media management.

This role will be required to work at construction site offices on a part-time basis. This may include site offices for the Bruce Highway Upgrade Maroochydore Road Mons Road Interchanges and Bruce Highway Upgrade Caboolture-Bribie Island Road to Steve Irwin Way (Exit 163) as well as other construction sites as required.


  • Assist the Senior Communications Advisor (Significant Projects) in providing communication advice and support to significant projects staff on risk assessment, issues management, community consultation and communication strategies using appropriate communication tools.

  • Contribute to development of media statements, responses to media and web enquiries, speech notes, briefing notes, ministerial, and other communication material for the Minister's office and senior management.

  • Assist with and undertake community engagement and stakeholder consultation activities during project development and delivery, including record management.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of communication strategies, activities and procedures which assist the region to achieve its strategic objectives.

  • Gather information and write articles for various publications, including staff magazines, newsletters and information brochures, award submissions and coordinate preparation of promotional materials.

  • Coordinate and project manage the content of the region's communication intranet and internet pages to ensure relevance to projects and initiatives.


  • A degree in communications, public relations, journalism or marketing would be highly desirable.

  • Experience in major project environments and social media competency, will also be highly regarded.

Job Reference Number: BSINDJ2022115125

How to Apply

Click on the Apply button. For more information please contact: WorkPac Principal Consultant: Alanna Harvey-King on (07) 4979 8603 quoting the above reference number.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Job title: Communications Advisor
Contract type: Casual
Location: Gold Coast
Industry: Management HR & Recruitment
Job expiry: 2022-10-11
Reference: BSINDJ2022115125


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