Media Manager

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/023200A
Closing Date: 28-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD -Media Manager VPS6 023200.doc (Word, 187KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Rebecca Nicolson, Director Communications & Media
(03) 8392 9032

Position Details


  • $116,863 - $156,387 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Ongoing
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (Flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne, CBD (Flexibility may be available)


About Transport for Victoria

Transport for Victoria within DEDJTR, is led by the Head, Transport for Victoria, and is responsible for the creation of transport system policy and reforms, legislative development, network planning, asset and network development, rolling stock development, operational coordination and investment, and engagement with users. Transport for Victoria works closely with its agencies, including Public Transport Victoria (PTV), VicRoads and V/Line as well as agencies within the Office of the Coordinator General.

About The Position

This role sits within the Strategic Communications and Engagement Division and operates in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Victoria is Australia's fastest-growing state, and Transport for Victoria is charged with the challenging and exciting task of ensuring that our transport network works for us in the ways that we want it to. The Media Manager plays a key role in ensuring a coordinated communications approach between TfV and its partners and agencies.

Reporting to the Director Communications and Media, the Media Manager role requires a proactive, creative, action-oriented approach, coupled with exceptional writing skills and the ability to develop,  support and inspire a high-performing team.

About You

You will bring with you a deep understanding of the evolving multi-channel media space, including demonstrated success in developing and managing high-performing teams. You will have proven experience in delivery of effective traditional, social and digital content strategy, with outstanding stakeholder management skills.

You will have a sophisticated understanding of the rapidly changing media landscape and demonstrate sound judgement in providing expert advice and strategic direction on proactive and reactive media issues. You will also demonstrate your superior ability to proactively identify and advise on opportunities to promote the vision and achievements of an organisation through innovative media strategies.

You will be comfortable operating in a complex environment, under pressure, and maintain composure in this fast-paced role. You will be an inspiring and collaborative leader who will drive continuous improvement through evaluation and adaptation.

For a confidential discussion, please call Rebecca Nicolson, Director Communications and Media on (03) 8392 9032.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. All applications must address the key selection criteria.

Applications close at midnight on 28 October 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

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