Communications Officer, Pacific Labour Facility – Brisbane At Palladium International

Communications Officer, Pacific Labour Facility – Brisbane

Project Overview:

The Pacific Labour Facility (PLF) facilitates seasonal and longer-term work opportunities for Pacific workers in Australia. It connects Australian employers with Pacific workers under the newly introduced Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme which combines the existing Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS) and Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP).

Role Overview:

The Communications Officer will work with the Communications Coordinator and the wider communications and media team to coordinate general communications and administration requirements of the Pacific Labour Facility (PLF).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide general administration support to the communication team including maintaining shared calendars and inboxes, asset management, scheduling meetings and creating agendas.
Work with operations team to support procurement activities including organising translations, design work and business cards.
Maintain the communications team’s online photo/video and document management systems, ensuring these are well structured, organised and secure.
Support the design and distribution of PALM scheme materials, including fact sheets, presentations, reports and digital resources.
Assist with editing of videos for social media, internal communications, e-learning and online platforms.
Support social media content creation, scheduling, community management and monitoring.
Support communications data collation for reports.
Support website management, including content updates and uploading of case studies and resources.

Required Qualifications:

A relevant qualification or experience in communications, graphic design and/or media.
Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative and Microsoft Suites.
Experience using Meta Business Suite, YouTube Studio, Google Analytics, and website management platforms.
Demonstrated administrative experience, including liaising with suppliers and sub-contractors.
Experience working with geographically dispersed teams and communicating with a range of stakeholder groups (e.g., the Australian Government, private sector and the general public).
Demonstrated time, task management, problem-solving and presentation skills.
Experience working with Pacific Islands, Timor-Leste or in a cross-cultural context is an advantage.
Photography, filming, video editing, writing and proofreading skills are an advantage.
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
Willingness to travel occasionally if required.


Flexible working arrangements – work from home 2 days per week
Modern office in central CBD location
Great team culture with social activities and events
Working for a program that is making positive impact

Applications close on 3 December 2023 and will be assessed on a rolling basis.

This is a Brisbane based role with options for flexible working. Candidates who are willing to relocate for the position must do so at their own expense. You must have valid Australian work rights to be considered for this position – visa sponsorship is not available. The successful candidate will be offered an initial contract to 31 December 2024.

About Palladium – Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

Equity, Diversity & amp; Inclusion – Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or for any other circumstance, please email our team at and we will be in touch to discuss.

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