Manager, Strategic Communications and Events

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1405714
Closing Date: 28-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $120,692 - $161,511
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - VPS6 - Manager, Strategic Communications and Events - Multicultural Affairs - July 2019 (1).docx (Word, 185KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kate Berry
(03) 7017 8105

Position Details

The Manager, Strategic Communications and Events, leads a large team to deliver communications and events support to the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) and the Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion (MASC) Division.

The broad scope of work undertaken by the team includes: developing and implementing communication and marketing strategies; digital and print communications; media advice and support; social media management; sponsorships; briefs, event briefs, speeches, presentations and correspondence; and the planning and delivery of a broad range of events, including supporting the VMC to deliver Cultural Diversity Week.

The manager is responsible for providing strategic advice on communications, events and issues for the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, VMC Chairperson and the MASC senior executive team. This role requires outstanding leadership and collaboration skills to ensure the needs of multiple stakeholders are met through the provision of quality work, delivered on time and within budget. 

The closing date for this position is midnight on Sunday, 28 July 2019.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Please refer to the contact on the position description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs and Veterans, as well as the Cabinet.

DPC is proud to participate in Recruit Smarter, an initiative of the Victorian Government to address unconscious bias in recruitment practices. For more information on Recruit Smarter, please visit or. call 13 22 15.

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