Communication Specialist

Employment Details
Date Added: 4-Jul-2024
Closing Date: 19-Jul-2024 04:45 PM
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Communication Specialist


The Mindarie Regional Council (MRC) is one of Western Australia’s largest waste management authorities assisting its member councils, mainly situated in Perth’s northern corridor, in managing their municipal solid waste.


This position is full time, working hours 76 per fortnight, salary range $94k to $105k per annum, plus other benefits of the employee industrial agreement.


When employed by the MRC you will have the opportunity to take advantage of an excellent work environment including workplace benefits:

  • 22 days annual leave plus 17.5% loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free onsite parking
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Wellness program
  • Additional Superannuation co-contributions


Requirement of the position   

The Communications Specialist supports the Chief Executive Officer and the wider Leadership Team, in the development and implementation of all public facing documents, media statements and promotional material to support the member council’s advocacy of collaborating for a Regional Circular Economy.


To be successful in the position you will need to demonstrate

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and or demonstrated experience in communications, marketing, media, journalism and or public relations.
  • Experience in the development of media relations and communication material.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills for crafting media releases, speech notes, website updates, newsletters and print material.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • A keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a self-directed manner and manage time effectively.


The successful applicant will be required to undertake medical examinations prior to employment and would undergo a three-month probationary period.


To apply for this position, you must have the right to work in Australia and be willing to provide a National Police Clearance.  


The MRC reserves the right to commence recruitment proceedings immediately


A detailed position description and further information is available by contacting Sonia Cherico, phone: 9306-6304 email:, or by visiting the MRC website


The MRC is an equal opportunity employer all appointments are based on merit.


Applications may be emailed to, marked confidential and addressed to the Human Resource Officer, must reach the Council by the 4.45pm on Friday 19 July 2024.


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