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Traineeship-Communications & Marketing Traineeship

Blacktown City Council is the second largest Council in NSW and a leader in the growth and development of the Western Sydney region. With a population of close to 350,000 and growing to 500,000 Blacktown City Council plays an important role in the delivery of services to the community.  Blacktown City employs over 2000 staff working across over 40 business lines and provides a wide range of professional opportunities and employee benefits.

At Blacktown City Council we are proud to be supporters of a wide, diverse community and strive towards building the best council in Australia, achieving this through initiatives such as becoming a White Ribbon accredited Council.

About the opportunity

This 12 month traineeship provides a combination of on the job work experience and one day per week attendance at TAFE completing a Certificate III in Business Administration or equivalent, which when combined gives you a competitive advantage for future professional roles.

As a trainee within the Communications and Marketing section of Council, you will assist senior staff in a range of diverse tasks, including preparing daily media clippings, monthly media diaries announcing upcoming events and activities in Blacktown City, corporate advertising, proof reading and the preparation of media releases. Daily general administration including filing, phone and email enquiries, stationary orders, mailing and computer duties will be required.

You will be motivated, enthusiastic and committed to providing a high standard of customer service. You will also possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written.


Who can apply?

  • Applicants must not hold a Certificate III or higher qualification awarded in the last 7 years.
  • Applicants who are motivated, enthusiastic and committed to providing a high standard of customer service.
  • Applicants who have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Applicants must be an Australian citizen or be eligible to work in Australia (evidence required).
  • Applicants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply.

 

Benefits of working at Council

The salaries and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Blacktown City Council Enterprise Agreement.

  • A salary range of $348.90 – $680.60 will be offered per week, based on age and level of schooling completed.
  • A 35 hour week, including one day of TAFE.
  • Opportunity to participate in Council’s flextime arrangement.
  • Employee benefits such as leave entitlements, 9.5% employer superannuation contribution, Fitness Passport and gym membership discounts, and social clubs.

NOTE:

  • The selection process requires selected applicants for all positions to undertake an aptitude test and a medical examination.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A cover letter explaining your suitability to the position
  • An up to date resume with accurate contact details including mobile number with voicemail and email address
  • 2 written professional references which could include your supervisor at work, School Career Advisor or a reference from your work experience
  • 2 recent school reports (for those who have completed school within the last 2 years or for those who are still studying)

Only suitable applicants will be contacted.

 

Strict Closing Date:          5pm, September 15th 2017

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