About our Client:
Our client is a large and established organisation in the Geelong CBD and due to business growth, a rewarding opportunity now exists for a seasoned Senior Communications Project Officer to create and implement communications strategies and plans, drive change management and join the team on a full time basis. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of success in communications roles, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

About the Opportunity:
In this busy and varied role, you will undertake stakeholder analysis and develop the stakeholder engagement strategy and plan for the project, develop the project communications plan in consultation with project team members and key stakeholders from related projects and draft project communications artefacts. Liaising with relevant stakeholders to define the appropriate communication channels for distribution of key messages, you will drive/ support broader change management activities as part of the overarching program of work which may include impacts assessment and assisting with change management plans. Participating in stakeholder engagement forums and collaborative activities in the delivery of key project outcomes, you will evaluate the effectiveness of communication plans, gain customer feedback and adjust communication tools, messages and audiences based on this information. You’ll provide input and maintain and prepare relevant communication materials, media releases, media responses, social media, databases, general correspondence and briefing notes and also support and assist with the review and development of online portal pages as required.

About You:
A real people person, you thrive on responsibility and have experience in organisational communication, typically as part of organisational change projects, preferably in large organisations. You can engage productively with relevant internal stakeholders in building communication plans for various distribution channels, and can conduct stakeholder analyses and develop stakeholder engagement plans that drive communication and change solutions. With excellent written and verbal communication skills, you ideally have experience and capability in change management and will have kowledge of digital communication marketing strategies, tools and tactics. Your excellent critical thinking skills will underpin your ability to exercise good judgement and solve problems quickly and effectively and you’ll have high-level interpersonal and professional communication skills to work effectively with individuals and teams of staff with different levels of technical knowledge.

About the Perks:
This business has experienced rapid growth over the last 5 years and really value the input of their team members. They will provide ongoing learning and development to the successful candidate and offer a competitive remuneration package.

About Applying:
For further information on this opportunity please contact Lauren Hogan of Fruition Recruitment directly on 0439 351 629 to discuss in absolute confidence. To apply, follow the links or email lhogan@fruitionrecruitment.com.au with your CV.

About Us:
Fruition Recruitment is a Geelong based boutique recruitment firm that specialises in regional recruitment and talent advisory. With a reputation for providing industry leading results, Fruition works hard to provide a fresh alternative to sales-driven agencies and is a business that clients love working with and candidates trust. We are working on this vacancy on behalf of our client.

Please note, hand delivered CVs or office drop ins will not be accepted (candidate meetings are by appointment only) and due to the large volume of applications responses we receive to our advertised roles, we’re only able to contact shortlisted candidates. If it has been more than 7 business days since the date of your application and you haven’t heard from us but would like some specific feedback on your application, please feel free to contact us directly and we’d be happy to discuss with you.

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