Senior Engagement Officer

Job details

Location: NSW
Reference: Ad-22641
Posted: 8 months ago

Job description

Supported by a Unit Head Stakeholder and Engagement, you will assist in implementing the Engagement Strategy to internal and external audiences, including strategy development and driving engagement state-wide. 

This includes developing specific strategies, implementing activities, establishing relationships with key external stakeholders and driving a genuine and consistent approach to stakeholder engagement state-wide.
On any given day you might find yourself working on planning a consultation activity, strategizing how to approach stakeholders with a contentious issue or promoting the work of the agency as a leader, partner and protector. 
Key Responsibilities

  • Develop strategies for how we communicate with our stakeholders on specific issues - current projects include the State-wide PFAS Investigation Program and upcoming Forestry reforms 
  • Implement these strategies including meeting and talking with stakeholders face-to-face and developing materials such as fact sheets and easy-to-understand web content 
  • Driving and encouraging a genuine and consistent approach to stakeholder engagement across the State.

To be considered, you will have the following

  • Strong experience in stakeholder and community engagement ideally with focus around environmental issues
  • Demonstrated team leadership experience
  • High level verbal and written skills including the writing and delivery of strategies, plans and communications materials
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders in a politically sensitive environment or experience working on contentious issues
  • Demonstrated creative thinking and problem-solving skills, with a capacity to respond to and manage changing priorities

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