Head of Communications

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Department: Victorian Managed Insurance Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1307921
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD- Head of Communications.pdf (PDF, 172KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lucia De Angelis
careers@vmia.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About VMIA:

The Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) provides risk advice and insurance services for the Victorian Government. We work with our clients to improve the quality of life for the Victorian community.

We advise and insure more than 4300 clients. They include Victorian Government departments, statutory authorities and agencies, hospitals, tertiary institutions, health centres, community service organisations, national parks, museums and cemetery trusts. We cover infrastructure such as state roads, rail and bridges.

About the opportunity:

Reporting to a General Manager and based in the heart of Melbourne's CBD, we are seeking a passionate, experienced and engaging Head of Communications, to act as an architect for our organisation's brand and communication strategy. You will be challenged with:

  • Promoting and leveraging our brand to position VMIA as a key influencer in Government, using a range of channels - including digital platforms.
  • Working across our leadership team to develop, implement and manage our communications strategy and our corporate communications to support the corporate objectives.
  • Using change management principles and an understanding of our business, our people and our culture to design effective internal communications.
  • Actively identifying, managing and leveraging sponsorship, key note speaking and other industry network opportunities to promote our brand.

About you:

You have an ability and a substantial amount experience in:

  • Leading, coaching and inspiring a small team of dedicated communications professionals to optimise internal and external communications.
  • Influencing, coaching and leading across all organisational levels in environments undergoing significant change.
  • Developing and implementing contemporary communications and brand management strategies, including digital channels.
  • Balancing strategic requirements with operational responsibilities and ensure attention to detail to achieve high quality, professional results.
  • Leading change programs across organisations and have successfully designed and delivered strategic communications.
  • Designing and delivering corporate publications including the Annual Report, Corporate plan and bring contemporary thinking to the development of digital content.
  • Working within or ideally leading communications teams, being instrumental in the development and delivery of multiple internal and external communications strategies.

Attached is a position description for further information about the role, the team and VMIA.

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, please apply by attaching your resume and a covering letter detailing your suitability for this role. The VMIA Values and Behaviours will form the basis of our selection approach.

If you would like further information, please contact Lucia De Angelis,

careers@vmia.vic.gov.au. Applications close before midnight on Sunday, 26 November 2017 and will be treated in confidence.


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