Media and Communications Adviser

Suburban Rail Loop (SRL) is a city and state-shaping project that will transform Victoria’s public transport system, connecting our suburbs and creating opportunities in great places. The 90-kilometre Loop will link every major rail line from the Frankston line to the Werribee line, via Melbourne Airport, better connecting Victorians to jobs, retail, education, health services and each other. Beyond the rail infrastructure and cross-suburb travel connections, over time SRL will reshape Melbourne from a city centred around a single CBD to a ‘city of centres’ – attracting more businesses and people to the broader station areas and creating more jobs in Melbourne’s middle suburbs closer to where people live. Local initiatives will include new and improved open and public space, tree planting, more walking and cycling paths, retail and hospitality areas and plazas.
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Department: Suburban Rail Loop Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1639281
Closing Date: 11-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: SRLA Position Description Media and Communications Adviser VPS4 .docx (Word, 67KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nicola Quah

Position Details

About the opportunity
The Media & Communications Adviser will be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of media and strategic communications to promote and raise awareness of Suburban Rail Loop in this ongoing opportunity. Reporting to the Senior Media and Content Adviser, you will help contribute to the production of external and internal communications, including speeches and executive presentations, newsletters, social media and digital content. You will be a great writer and people person, passionate about contributing to the delivery of public infrastructure, working within a high-performing project team to drive exceptional outcomes.

This role requires qualification in Communications, Journalism, or a similar discipline and/or relevant work experience. The successful candidate will have a reputation for attention to detail, effective collaboration, and teamwork. The role will require some out of hours work on weekends and public holidays as part of a media roster.

Why join us?

  • An emphasis on work / life balance
  • High-performing team environment
  • Equal opportunity employer
  • Personal & Professional development opportunities
  • Committed to safety & wellbeing
  • Training & development opportunities

How to apply

Please include a Cover Letter and Resume. We want to know why you want to work for Suburban Rail Loop Authority, why you are interested in the role, and, taking into account the Key Selection Criteria as a whole, how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role.

Applications close 11:59 pm – Monday 11 July 2022

Please note, appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.

Employees at SRLA are required to comply with all directions and/or policies introduced by SRLA in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic (as determined by SRLA, taking into account applicable Commonwealth or State government legislation, directions or policy as in force from time to time) including but not limited to directions or requirements regarding being vaccinated. 

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