Job title: Communications Officer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Not for Profit and Charities
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Maylands, WA
Job published: 17-04-2024
Job ID: 32132

Job Description

Ergon is a 100% Aboriginal-owned and operated company that specializes in recruitment, staffing, and consulting services across various industries. With a strong commitment to building community employment programs and economic development, Ergon connects great companies with talented individuals, emphasizing the value of diversity and cultural respect in the workplace.


Job Purpose
The Communications Officer at Ergon is responsible for enhancing engagement with external stakeholders through strategic and effective communication practices. This role involves developing and executing communication strategies, supporting external event deliveries, and managing various communication platforms to align with organizational goals and standards.


Key Responsibilities• Develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy, including social media, newsletters, media campaigns, and annual reports.
• Execute the communication plan, ensuring all materials are professional and align with the strategic objectives of the organization.
• Manage and update content across communication platforms such as websites and social media.
• Support the organization of external events and manage media coverage for these events.
• Maintain and utilize a stakeholder database to enhance engagement and communications.


Qualifications and Experience
• Relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing, Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, or related fields.
• Proven experience in managing media and external communications across multiple platforms, ideally within the not-for-profit or charity sector.
• Experience working with diverse stakeholders, including in Aboriginal or multicultural settings.


• Strong planning, organizational, and time management skills.
• Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills.
• Proficiency in desktop publishing and graphic design software, social media management, and website management.


Additional Requirements
• Ability to work flexibly and adapt to changing priorities and needs.
• Creative thinking with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.


This position plays a crucial part in maintaining and enhancing our communication with stakeholders, ensuring that our messages are clear, effective, and timely, thus supporting our mission and values.