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Tasmanian Government

Team Leader Communications (372951)

Department of State Growth
Transport Services
State Roads

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 6
Salary:$89,714.00 to $101,591.00 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, flexible
Region: South

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Period of Appointment

9 months

Hours per fortnight



  • Develop and deliver effective and professional communications, marketing and engagement strategies for the State Roads Division.
  • Identify media and social media opportunities, write media releases and work with the Department’s Communications Branch to respond to media enquiries.
  • Manage the Division’s social media presence, including overseeing content creation. 
  • Develop, implement, manage and review appropriate systems, processes and procedures to support effective and efficient communications and stakeholder engagement activities.
  • Work with the Manager Stakeholder Communications to develop and implement strategies to improve the public relations and communications skills of Division staff.
  • Provide leadership to, and oversee the work outputs of a small team including Digital Communications Officer Media Communications Officer, Communications Officer and Communications Coordinator.
  • Provide advice to Division staff on communications and media matters, appropriate communications strategies, activities and tools.
  • Produce effective speeches, digital content and other marketing and communication materials across a range of media and for a range of audiences.
  • Project-manage business improvement and public relations projects.
  • Report on the effectiveness of communications and marketing strategies.
  • Undertake other communication activities as required.

Desirable Requirements

  • A current full car driver licence
  • Tertiary qualifications in marketing, communications or related discipline and/or experience in marketing and communications activities.

Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

Download File SoD - Team Leader Communications - 372951.DOCX

Download File SoD - Team Leader Communications - 372951.pdf

Download File Advice to Applicants.DOCX

Download File Advice to Applicants.pdf

For more information

Name: Kristin Raw

Position: Manager Stakeholder Communications


Phone: (03) 6166 3387

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to us at

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).DOCX

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).pdf


Post your application with the above application form to:

People and Culture
Department of State Growth
GPO Box 536

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