The Shire of Paroo is a local government area in Southwest Queensland, Australia. The Paroo Shire covers an area of 47,623 square kilometres (18,387 sq mi). In the 2021 census, the Shire had a population of 1,679. The region incorporates four towns Cunnamulla, Yowah, Eulo and Wyandra, with Cunnamulla being the hub of the Shire and is centrally situated on the crossroads of the Balonne and Mitchell Highways. Cunnamulla, meaning “long stretch of water”, gets its name from the picturesque Warrego River which meanders past the town and is a popular spot for fishing and water sports.

The Position

As the media, marketing and communication officer you will develop and deliver communications strategies and activities across all areas of Council. You will project manage the production of annual publications and other collateral as well as developing marketing programs to promote Council and Paroo Shire.

Selection Criteria

  1. Ability to develop a marketing program for Paroo Shire;
  2. Ability to work with the Economic Development officer to promote local organisations, projects and businesses;
  3. Ability to deliver all annual reporting documents and supporting collateral in line with agreed deadlines;
  4. Ability to compose, edit and/or publish all Council publications as required;
  5. Ability to ensure all council publications meet the Council Style guide and are clear, readable and correct;
  6. Demonstrate to provide and consistent communication on behalf of Council across all forms of media;
  7. Demonstrate to provide a high level of customer service to the community and all workers at Council;
  8. Demonstrate to commitment and uphold Council Code of Conduct, Workplace Health and Safety and Anti-Discrimination policies; and
  9. Ability to ensure all Official Council publications are accurate and compliant with the relevant legislation, regulation or contract.

Experience & Qualifications


  • No formal qualifications are required for this role;
  • Experience in managing and delivering media projects; and
  • Experience in a similar role within a large and complex organisation and in a local government environment.
  • Ability to legally operate a motor vehicle under a ‘C’ Class Queensland Drivers Licence or higher is an essential requirement for this position.


  • Tertiary qualifications in any of the following areas are desirable for this role:
    • Journalism
    • Communications
    • Digital Marketing


  • A competitive remuneration package is offered, depending on experience and qualifications.
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 9-day fortnight
  • Uniforms provided.

A position description is available below. Applications close when the position is filled.

To apply please email your resume, cover letter outlining your experiences of the selection criteria and application form to For further information please contact the HR Officer on 07 4655 8400.

Please note we can only consider your application if you are eligible to work in Australia.



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Paroo Shire,Queensland,Australia

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Job Posted:
2 weeks ago
Job Expire:
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Job Type
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