Communications Support Officer

Barwon Water

Location: Geelong - Flexible Options

Job Type: Part time


Are you looking for your first opportunity within community engagement and communications that will give you exposure to a variety of opportunities within a Communications and Engagement department? Barwon Water has the opportunity you have been waiting for. We are looking for a Communications Support Officer to support the Communications and Engagement department. A team orientated opportunity awaits to be part of an organisation that aspires to make lasting change in our community.

About you

You are starting your career as a Communications and Engagement professional, possibly recently qualified or graduated, who enjoys collaboration and being part of a fast paced team. Able to multitask, you thrive when given a task and are comfortable to work autonomously or as part of a team. You will have strong communication skills and capability to problem solve on the fly. Working with the Communication and Engagement department, you will be enjoy growing lasting and productive relationships across the business.

Your skills will enable and support the department to communicate, educate and engage with our community and other stakeholders in a meaningful way. You will be motivated to grow and see the business achieve our ambition.

About the role

The Communication Support Officer is a newly developed and valued role within the Communications and Engagement department. Responsible for providing support to a variety of tasks across the team, your success will underpin the department as a whole.

You will assist with administrative tasks, content creation, support graphic design collateral, help with events and provide assistance on preparing vital presentations and reports. The Communications Support Officer plays an important role in Barwon Water’s delivery of best-practice communications and engagement to our customers and within the community focussed on water sustainability and security and regional prosperity, to achieve the visions and objectives of our ambitious Strategy 2030.

About us

Barwon Water is Victoria's largest regional urban water corporation, with more than 110 years’ experience in delivering world-class water, sewerage and recycled water services to our customers and community. We’re a pivotal player in the region’s ongoing social, economic and environmental prosperity.

We care about where we live and work, and we’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team.

Why join us?

We value your professional growth. We embrace diversity. We value fairness and equal opportunity.

We’re flexible and know the importance of work/life balance. If you’re a parent or caregiver, studying or have other needs, we can support you with flexible work hours and leave options.

Get in touch

Does this opportunity sound like it might be a good fit for you?

Our work requires more than just engineering and scientific solutions. We’re learning from the tens of thousands of years of knowledge and insight from Traditional Custodians. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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