Communications Coordinator


Location: Walkley Heights

Job Type: Full time


The DM Roads business provides a range of services in road network management and strives to deliver better community experiences through smarter solutions . We assist road and intelligent transport systems (ITS) asset owners to extract maximum value from their assets and provide road networks that meet the demand of today’s ever-changing environment. We operate from a network of over 50 depots and maintain more than 33,000 km of roads across Australia.


We have an opportunity for a talented Communications Coordinator to join our successful team in Walkley Heights, SA .

This role will involve working in a challenging environment whilst ensuring the continued excellence of service delivery across our South Australian business. This hands-on role is responsible for the coordination of community and stakeholder engagement activities to ensure high quality outcomes for our clients and the community.


You will be a natural relationship builder with a positive outlook and passion for continuous improvement. You will also have demonstrable experience ideally gained within the construction and/or government sectors .

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • A tertiary qualification in Communications, Public Relations, or a related discipline (preferable)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence to influence outcomes
  • Well-developed consultative communication skills
  • A proactive approach, and excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise conflicting deadlines across multiple projects
  • Proficiency in MS Office and database systems


  • Competitive remuneration package with ongoing training and support
  • Access to a suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives
  • An opportunity to really make an impact with a growing and forward-thinking company
  • The opportunity to build your professional career in a multi-disciplined business environment
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm for our people and the community

At Downer, our approach to diversity is what sets us apart. Our people can be their best by bringing their most authentic selves to work every day. We are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role and your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

We do not accept applications via email, however, if you would like more information please contact Melanie French - Talent & Sourcing Business Partner at:


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