Senior Communication Adviser (Corporate Services)

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/-50922957/
Closing Date: 17-Apr-2024
Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 50922957 VPS5 - Senior Communications Adviser Corporate Communication_Oct2023.docx (Word, 609KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Erin McFadden
0402266090 or erin.mcfadden@deeca.vic.gov.au

Position Details

This role is responsible for delivering best practice corporate communication across internal channels, including those of the DEECA Secretary, All Staff forum and Executive Leaders forum and Ada newsroom.

We are seeking a highly organised communications professional who can write clear and concise communications while easily navigating the complexities of working in a large department.

A self-starter, you will be hands-on and a have a creative flair for storytelling to produce stories and speaking notes that resonate with staff.

If you're comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have what it takes to be a part of an amazing team, hit the apply button now or let us know if you wish to have a confidential chat.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in writing, producing and sharing a range of content and channels for different audiences. 
  • Experience in running staff events and in measurement and reporting. 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in journalism, communications or public relations, preferably in a government setting. 
  • A background in journalist and editorial experience is preferred.

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is flexible within Victoria with hybrid work arrangements available.

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, 17 April 2024.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  

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.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.


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