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  • 21/09/2023

Communications Graduate (Tahmoor, NSW, AU)


Our Graduate Program 
It is a 2-year fixed term contract commencing on 22 January 2024.You will find yourself working on-site and alongside leading professionals in their field. With a structured professional development program, you will participate in exciting projects, gain exposure to our mining operations and continue building your interpersonal and professional experience in a safe working environment. 


As a Communications Graduate, you will be pivotal in shaping our external communication strategies and fostering trust with stakeholders, including the local community. Collaborating closely with on-site and corporate teams, you’ll develop and execute multi-stage communication plans, media relations strategies, and a range of impactful content.


  • Collaborate with on-site and corporate teams to strategise and execute communication plans, including media relations.
  • Craft well-researched, clear, and consistent business communications, from announcements to multimedia presentations.
  • Develop and manage the content lifecycle, ensuring relevant and compelling messaging.
  • Understand the diverse needs of various audience groups and guide strategic priorities accordingly.
  • Create and manage internal communication platforms, maximising value through intranet and enterprise social networks.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to develop employee messaging and communication plans, enhancing capability.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and projects to drive collaboration and innovation.
  • Contribute to the planning, launching, and managing of stakeholder events and activities.
  • Collaborate closely with the larger GFG Group Communications team to align efforts and achieve collective goals.


You will be required to work on a Monday to Friday dayshift schedule, and there might be instances where working backshifts is necessary. Temporary local relocation for the program’s duration will be expected, and we offer a certain degree of relocation assistance.

About You

We look for adaptable, motivated, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in challenging environments and demonstrate the qualities of resourcefulness and innovation. You must want to be involved in real projects, work as part of a team and make a real contribution to the business.


To be eligible, you will:

  • Have unlimited Australian working rights for the duration of your placement in and currently residing in NSW, Australia; 
  • Be studying in a relevant Communications, Public Relations and Journalism discipline at an Australian or New Zealand University;
  • In your final year of study or have graduated in the last 2 years. Please include a transcript or recent results with your CV;
  • Have a keen interest in the mining industry or heavy industry

About our team
SIMEC Tahmoor Coking Coal Operations, a GFG Alliance constituent, stands as an underground longwall coal mine paired with a coal preparation plant that yields premium coking coal for global markets. Established in 1979, Tahmoor Colliery operates with a workforce of around 350 personnel, situated in the vicinity of the picturesque Southern Highlands of NSW and a mere 45-minute drive away from the serene beaches of South Coast NSW.


GFG Alliance Australia is a versatile business spanning mining, steel, construction, and energy across 160 sites with a workforce of over 6700, supplying steel for major Australian infrastructure projects. Our integrated value chain approach in areas like manufacturing, engineering, marketing, and sales offers employees diverse career opportunities.


Applications close on COB 10th of September 2023. However, we will be reviewing applications as they come. Apply today.
We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer, committed to responding to every applicant.