At EMM our purpose is to create opportunities for our people, our clients and our community and our vision is to be the leading Australian consultancy for the natural and built environment.  We are a collaborative team of highly capable and talented individuals working together in pursuit of our aspirations. We are now seeking passionate, curious and dynamic Communication & Engagement specialists, with between 1 – 10 years’ experience, looking for a meaningful and rewarding position to join us on our journey.

These position/s are offered on a permanent basis, based in either our Brisbane or Newcastle offices.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and support Communication & Engagement components of projects, including project budgets, tracking, schedules and outputs, outcome evaluation and liaison with clients, sub-contractors, to produce high quality outputs
  • Develop, deliver, and evaluate communication and engagement strategies and action plans
  • Develop communication and consultation materials for diverse audiences
  • Develop and deliver engagement tools (traditional and digital), to meet diverse communication needs
  • Plan, convene and evaluate key stakeholder and community consultation events
  • Secure land access and liaise with property owners, to support field teams
  • Provide effective enquiries management support
  • Establish/maintain stakeholder databases (Excel-based or online e.g. Consultation Management, Darzin)
  • Constructively review Communication & Engagement team members’ work
  • Provide mentoring and on the job training, to new Communication & Engagement professionals
  • Substantively contribute to preparing tender response proposals, including content, budgets, and CVs
  • Substantively contribute to C&E specific external and internal market sector business development activities
  • Proactively maintain professional currency by participating in industry networking and relevant associations and undertaking professional development.

To be considered for this position you will need to demonstrate the following key skills and attributes relevant to your level of experience:

  • Able to develop, deliver and evaluate communication and engagement strategies and action plans, to support project objectives
  • Able to proactively identify, analyse and manage communication-specific issues and risks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to research, write, edit, proofread, and present for a range of audiences (communication and consultation materials and summary reports)
  • Able to develop and deliver a wide range of engagement tools (traditional and digital), to meet the diverse communication needs and collect representative feedback
  • Strong event-planning and management abilities (in-person and online)
  • Proven ability to coordinate land access
  • Strong online stakeholder database management skills (Consultation Management, Darzin)
  • Able to effectively collaborate within complex, multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Practiced in providing and receiving constructive feedback, and mentoring, as part of contributing to C&E discipline technical excellence
  • Strong consultancy services’ skills:
  • Flexibility to work across multiple projects and effectively managing competing priorities
  • Project management, including delivering on time, within budget and safely
  • Proactive and collaborative client communication.

At EMM our purpose is to create opportunities for our people, our clients and our community and our vision is to be the leading Australian consultancy for the natural and built environment.  EMM is committed to promoting fairness, equity, and diversity in its workplace. We understand that everyone’s personal circumstances vary and recognise the importance of offering flexibility in working arrangements for our people. We offer the ability to purchase additional annual leave, promote flexible work hours and foster working from home arrangements to ensure that we attract and retain a diverse and dynamic workforce.

We welcome applications from people who meet the requirements of these roles as stated above. Please submit your application (CV and covering letter) via email to careers@emmconsulting.com.au quoting reference “C&E – 0522“.

Applications close Sunday 17 July 2022. Reviewing of applications will commence immediately.

EMM is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

  • Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.
  • Only those with a legal right to work in Australia will be considered for this opportunity.

At EMM we believe our employees should expect to come to work every day with the comfort and confidence that they are in the safest possible work environment. All employees are required to adhere to EMM and State and Federal Government COVID-safe practices and regulations.

All current and prospective employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have a valid exemption. Proof of such vaccination will be a condition of employment and may be discussed during the recruitment process.