Manager, Digital Communication and Engagement

Join our Strategic Communications team in the role of Manager, Digital Communications and Engagement for the opportunity to contribute to the transformation and future of our digital services model.
Job Details
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Department: Victoria Legal Aid
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VLA5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1257V
Closing Date: 16-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $108,643 - $138,272
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Manager Digital Communications and Engagement PD #1257.pdf (PDF, 169KB)


Manager, DCE candidate application form #1257.docx (Word, 270KB)


Contact: Jasmine Fiegehen, Associate Director, Strategic Communications
0416 922 229

Position Details

  • Excellent management opportunity to contribute to VLA's digital future 
  • Full time ongoing position based in Melbourne CBD
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $108.643 - $138,272 plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging

About the role:
The Strategic Communications team is approaching a new era of digital communications and services with plans to transform its services to include a new model of digital delivery which will involve new and innovative services in supporting the New Digital VLA strategy.

The team are seeking a people manager specialising in online communications for the role of Manager, Digital Communications and Engagement. In this role, you will lead and manage a specialist team to drive VLA's digital communication functions and manage existing assets. This will include the development, implementation and evaluation of online assets aligned with VLA's strategic priorities and ensure the delivery of high quality online content aligned with standards and organisational needs. You will identify new digital solutions to keep VLA on the frontline of online communications and promote collaborative work practices across the team to ensure seamless servicing and support effective engagement and communication.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced people manager in online communications looking to take on a new challenge. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team and be part of an organisation dedicated to assisting vulnerable groups in the community.

About you:
You are an experienced people manager in online communications function with experience managing digital communications and social media strategies, and the development of websites that comply with Australian standards and relevant legislation.

Critical to your success in this role will be your stakeholder management skills and ability to influence and promote collaborative working relationships. You will also have the ability to lead change management process and continuous improvement programs in diverse work environments.

You will be proactive with a can-do attitude and willingness to promote VLA's vision and values.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 14 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development.

How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form. You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Jasmine Fiegehen, Acting Associate Director, Strategic Communications on 0416 922 229.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Sunday 16 December 2018


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