Department of Regional NSW
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Industry Engagement Officer

Industry Engagement Officer

  • 495066
  • Media, Publicity and Communications
  • Ongoing role located in Maitland, NSW
  • Enjoy flexibility and interesting work within a strong team culture
  • Generous remuneration package. Starting salary from $97,443 (per annum) excluding super and annual leave loading (Clerk Grade 7/8)

Department of Regional NSW is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses. 

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability.We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role. 


NSW Resources Regulator is a part of Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW), and is the state’s work health and safety regulator for mines and petroleum sites. The Regulator also undertakes compliance and enforcement activities in relation to the Mining Act 1992, with a key focus on mine rehabilitation activities.


For more information on NSW Resources Regulator please click on ‘Work for Us’ page.


About the role

In your new role as Industry Engagement Officer you will prepare and publish communication material to promote effective mine safety and support the resources and mining sectors. Working within the Industry Engagement team at the NSW Resources Regulator, the role supports the state’s mine safety regulator by contributing to the development and promotion of a pervasive safety culture across the NSW mining industry.


What do you require to successfully undertake the role?

  • Experienced communication professional with excellent written and verbal communication skills, including preparation of corporate communication material using plain English.
  • Experience in managing a website, including developing copy for digital content to ensure messaging across all channels is professional, consistent and engaging.
  • Experience delivering communication projects utilising multiple communications channels to support departmental programs, services and initiatives.
  • Developing and managing high level working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment, meeting deadlines and adapting to changing demands.
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills, with the ability to monitor and measure performance of campaigns and other communications and to use this information to drive continuous improvement.
  • Ability to learn quickly, be creative and flexible, with a strong work ethic, a can-do attitude and integrity.



Graphic design experience, especially in Adobe InDesign.

Experience and success in event management.


Essential Requirements: 

  • Tertiary qualifications or extensive work experience in communications, journalism, marketing or other related area.
  • Appointment and ongoing assignment is subject to the satisfactory participation in ongoing health screening.


For further information about the role please contact Stephanie Prouse on


Alternatively click here to view the role description.


What's on Offer?

  • We value our people. Work is meant to be enjoyed! We believe in a flexible and relaxed working environment allowing people to operate in a manner that cultivates a friendly culture and reduces stress levels.
  • A culture of ambition, support, and inclusivity. We are passionate about what we do, and we want to work with those who share that same drive. We promote an open-door policy and encourage collaboration between all staff. 


Applying is Easy!

To apply simply attach a current resume (of no more than five pages) plus a cover letter (no more than two pages) which demonstrates how your previous experience and capabilities make you an ideal candidate for this role.


Closing Date: Sunday 27th June @11:55pm


A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. If you are viewing this advertisement on LinkedIn, please click ‘Apply’ to access more information about this role via the I Work for NSW website.


Closing date: Jun 27, 2021

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