Brand and Design Projects Officer

About us

City of Palmerston is the Northern Territory’s youngest city and is located 20 kilometres south-east of the Northern Territory’s capital Darwin. It has a population of approx. 40,000 and is currently undergoing a significant period of infrastructure growth and development.

City of Palmerston (CoP) is “A Place for People”. We place people at the centre of all that we do and deliver, by providing excellent services to our community.


Our Commitment to You and Our Customers

At CoP we value

  • Teamwork
  • Commitment and Accountability
  • Sustainability and Self-Sufficient
  • Quality Resources
  • A culture of Continuous improvement 

In addition to our focus on culture, values, and behaviours, we embed our Customer Service Charter in everything we do both internally and externally. The pillars of our Customer Service Charter are:

  • Make it easy for customer
  • Perform with pride
  • Listen, learn and act
  • Evaluate and improve


About the Role

You will be working as part of an innovative and dynamic team and are committed to supporting and promoting the diverse and amazing activities offered through City of Palmerston's Community Plan. Working with the Communications Manager, you will be responsible for developing and supporting a range of deliverables that contribute to the outcomes set out in City of Palmerston’s Community Plan. This includes:


  • Organisational branding
  • Promotion of all Council services, programs and events
  • Graphic design
  • Photography and image collation
  • Written communications
  • Video content creation and/or management
  • Major publications


About you

You have qualifications in communications, public relations or marketing with substantial experience in a similar role. You are passionate about delivering services to the community and are open to learn and grow to develop your interpersonal skills in a supportive environment.

What you need:

  • Excellent skills within the Adobe Creative Cloud suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and Web Content Management Systems
  • A quality driven team player who supports Council’s Customer Service Charter
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and easily adapt to a fast pace and changing environment
  • Experience delivering creative and corporate designs in a Local Government or similar environment
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills and an understanding of contemporary language to be used in a Local Government or similar setting
  • Extensive experience developing media content in a variety of platforms
  • The proven ability to conceptualise and develop creative material across varied platforms utilising graphic design, video and audio
  • Demonstrated understanding of branding with the ability to deliver consistency across all areas
  • Demonstrated strong stakeholder management skills and foster positive working relationships with a diverse range of people
  • Strong commitment to customer service, professionalism, community, enthusiasm, and motivation
  • Demonstrated effective project management skills
  • The ability to various events outside of business hours


What you receive:

  • Competitive leave entitlement with 6 weeks Annual leave a year
  • Training & Professional Development opportunities
  • A great team who will support you to achieve professionally and personally
  • Access to wellbeing initiatives and Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to Salary Continuance



At City of Palmerston, we embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


To Apply:

To view a copy of the position description and to 'Apply' please see below.

Applications Close: 5:00 PM, Tuesday, 7 February 2023




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