Senior Advertising Adviser

• Full-Time, Fixed-Term 12 months (flexibility may be available)

• Usual work location: 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne (flexibility may be available)

• Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348 (Plus Superannuation)

Job Details
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/030206E
Closing Date: 18-May-2021
Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: DJPR PD_Senior Advertising Adviser 2021.docx (Word, 122KB)


Contact: Georgia Carrington
0409 182 535

Position Details

About The Department

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities. Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards. The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities. Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

About The Branch

This position sits within the Strategic Communications and Marketing branch, whose role is to build and maintain the department's reputation, as well as actively promote the initiatives, projects and investments that grow our economy, create jobs, build thriving places and regions and support an inclusive and fairer society. We do this so that Victoria continues to be one of the best places in the world to live, work, study, invest and do business. And so the benefits of a thriving economy reach all Victorians.

The Branch provides the following communications and marketing services: 

  • Reputation and brand 
  • Communications strategy and delivery 
  • Media relations and risk/issues management 
  • Marketing and campaigns 
  • Stakeholder and community engagement  
  • Newsroom and content marketing 
  • Internal communications 
  • Digital and social channels 
  • Digital strategy and governance 
  • Design and production 

About Your Role

The Senior Advertising Adviser plays a key role in the delivery of advertising activities across the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions through the provision of strategic advice, managing and facilitating advertising approvals through the department's and Victorian Government's advertising approvals process.

The Senior Advertising Adviser reports to the Creative Services Manager and is responsible for managing campaign strategy assessment, providing high quality strategic advice and guidance to campaign leads and senior stakeholders, and for undertaking ongoing review and improvement of the department's advertising approval processes and associated communications.

The role requires initiative, strong stakeholder and relationship influencing and management skills and the ability to identify business improvements or strategic opportunities that will help develop and maintain robust and practical approvals processes for departmental advertising activities. It would suit someone with strong project management skills and attention to detail, who has a flair for process design, development, and implementation.

The successful candidate will need to be a confident presenter as the role also has a strong focus on proactive engagement and education about advertising, including with executive-level department staff.  

Addition Information

For a confidential discussion, please call Georgia Carrington, Creative Services Manager on 0409 182 535.

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 refer to the attached position description.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 18 May 2021.


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