Employment Details
Date Added: 6-Sep-2021
Closing Date: 29-Oct-2021 04:00 PM


The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is seeking the services of a highly motivated and suitably qualified Media and Communications Officer on a permanent part time basis (24 hours per week).

About the Role:

The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating and delivering up to date communication, media releases, speech writing and regular news stories to the public through Shire maintained resources and local media providers.

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with Level 6 of the Local Government Industry Award 2020.  A competitive hourly rate of up to $36.22 is offered for this part time role, depending on qualifications and experience. The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup also offers free gym membership at the Donnybrook Recreation Centre.

About You:

The Shire is seeking a high performing candidate, with proven experience in communication, media releases, social media platform management, speech writing, newsletters and advertising including content design.

About Us:

A medium-sized local government (Band 3) in the core of the South-West, endowed with stunning natural, built, and cultural assets, the Shire delivers a breadth of services and programs comparable to many larger local governments.

To Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to review the position description and information for candidates via the Shire website.  To apply please forward your resume, with a supporting cover letter and statements addressing the key selection criteria to

Questions regarding this opportunity may be directed to Mrs Maureen Keegan Manager Executive Services, on (08) 97804200 or via email at

Applications close 4pm, Friday 29th October, 2021 – Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Benjamin (Ben) Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Donnybrook Balingup

POSITION DESCRIPTION - Media and Communications Officer

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