Senior Communications Adviser, Environment and Climate Change

The Senior Communication Adviser is responsible for working with policy groups to develop and implement communication strategies and create supporting materials that promote the work and activities of the department.
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/50922881B
Closing Date: 05-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: 12 Months
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Contact: Liz Ascroft
0412 614 316

Position Details

The Senior Communication Adviser is responsible for working with policy groups to develop and implement communication strategies and create supporting materials that promote the work and activities of the department.

This role is focused on high-level strategic communication support and advice to senior stakeholders to achieve objectives, identify opportunities and potential risks, develop key messaging, Q&As and communication approaches for various audiences, channels and stakeholders to best position DELWP.

This is a senior role within the team that supports the manager to deliver high level advice and expertise, demonstrate value add, and achieve buy-in for strategic approaches. Central to this role is building strong partnerships and positive working relationships with colleagues across the division, portfolio teams and agencies to deliver outcomes and support best-practice communication.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in communication or public relations.
  • Experience and a record of achievement in a range of communication disciplines, preferably in a government setting.

This is a fixed term position available for a period of 12 months.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 5 October 2022.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

For further information including the position description, key selection criteria and to apply visit www.careers.vic.gov.au

 


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