Internal Communications Manager

Establish and represent Parks Victoria’s brand and Public Reputation through strategic management.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: PVO7
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/129650
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2017
Salary Range: $95,719 - $104,573
Job Duration: Fixed term - full time
Attachments: Internal secondment - EOI.docx (Word, 101KB)
Job Specification

29650 Internal Communications Manager.pdf (PDF, 371KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrea Davies
(03) 8427 2407

Position Details


  • Exciting role in high-paced environment
  • Lead a strategic internal communications function
  • Fixed-term, 12-month role (maternity leave replacement)


About Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria's vision is to be a world-class parks service, ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.  It is a statutory authority with responsibility for managing an expanding and diverse estate covering more than 4 million hectares, or about 17 per cent, of Victoria.


About the role

Reporting to the Director of People and Culture, the primary purpose of the Internal Communications Manager position is to provide strategic advice, support and execution of internal communications strategies that support Parks Victoria's strategy, vision and culture.


This exciting and challenging role, working in a high-paced environment, is required to deliver considered and tailored communications that enhance awareness, engagement and understanding of organisational messages, strategies, objectives and activities through a planned and strategic approach.


Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a small team delivering high quality strategic internal communications that support the organisation's strategic goals
  • Advise senior leaders and internal stakeholders on internal communications and change management
  • Foster cross-functional collaboration and dialogue by helping to connect people across the organisation through channels like Yammer, Skype for Business, roadshows and events.


To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Extensive experience in strategic internal communications
  • Strong business writing and editing skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Ability to work with people at all levels of the organisation, including the Senior Leadership Team
  • A tertiary qualification in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism and/or substantial relevant experience is desirable


Your application must include:

  • A current resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description.

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!


Application Closing date: 27 August 2017


Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to an employment offer being made.


All applications will be treated confidentially.


Parks Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a commitment to merit, equity and diversity in the workplace.

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