Manager - Brand, Media & Communications - Moranbah (42000)

  • Isaac Regional Council
  • Moranbah QLD 4744, Australia
  • Jan 11, 2021
Contractor/Temp Executive and Management Media, Journalism, Advertising, and Public Relations

Job Description

About this position:

Isaac Regional Council (IRC) is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Communications Manager to join its Corporate, Governance and Financial Services Directorate for a five (5) year fixed term full time contract, based in Moranbah.

Reporting to the Director, Corporate, Governance and Financial Services, this position is responsible for the development and delivery of key communication strategies, programs and projects which promote the organisation’s corporate image in a way that is conducive to quality relationship building with all partners, including the media, community, business and government.

For this position we offer:

  • Very attractive remuneration package
  • Accommodation provided free of charge or Accommodation Allowance
  • Full private use vehicle
  • 5 weeks annual leave @ 17.5% loading;
  • 12% super (in accordance with policy);
  • 5-year Contract.

About you:

We are seeking an enegertic Manager who excels in providing strong leadership, aligns to IRC values, vision and mission and has a desire to deliver.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Communications, Marketing or a related field and/or demonstrated experience (5+ years) in a similar position;
  • Experience in providing strategic leadership in identifying community and customer needs analysis, strategy and policy development, establishing performance standards and monitoring and reporting on performance;
  • Effective high-level communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, including the ability to interact effectively with representatives of the media, internal and external clients, senior executives, Councillors and Government Agencies;
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver effective public relations, communications and media campaigns;
  • Experience in building a positive performance focused workforce culture;
  • Local Government management experience is desirable.

What it's like to work and live in the Isaac Region:

As a progressive employer of choice, we know that flexible work arrangements, employee benefits and workplace recognition is important to our people and we strive to deliver a team culture where staff feel valued and accommodated. Now is the time to join our team!

The Isaac Region offers residents the ultimate in both ‘tree’ and ‘sea’-change lifestyles. The region’s towns are vibrant, friendly country communities boasting modern and convenient services with plenty to see and do. Families value the region as a great place to raise children in a safe and secure environment; one that the people from all generations flock to. It is this connectivity and community spirit which continues to contribute to the region’s quality of life.

Join our team:

For more details on this position, please contact the Director Corporate Governance and Financial Services during business hours: Darren Fettell: 07 4846 3572 or email

How to apply:

Please express your interest by submitting a current resume and a cover letter, including:

Why you believe you could fulfill this role (skills/ qualifications/ experience);
Demonstrated familiarity with the role or similar;
Motivation to apply for the position.

Position Description

IRC has the right to commence the recruitment process prior to the closing date.

Applications Close: Tuesday 26 January 2021

Isaac Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and disadvantaged job seekers are encouraged to apply.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Job Closing Date

Jan 26, 2021