Communications Adviser - Corporate Communication

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Fixed term - flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/-50923123/
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Until 31 July 2023
Attachments: 50923123 VPSG4 Communications Adviser-Corporate Communication - PD.docx (Word, 964KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Erin McFadden
0402 266 090

Position Details

The role of the Digital and Customer Communications Division is to build and protect DEECA's reputation and promote its initiatives, projects and programs that support the Victorian community and the built and natural environment. It provides strategic advice and guidance on media, marketing, digital and communication (internal and external) to best position DEECA and deliver informative and educational data-driven content, to staff, the media, stakeholders and the community. This position is within the Corporate Communications branch of the Digital and Customer Communications Division. The branch is responsible for delivering internal communications support for key senior internal stakeholders such as the Secretary, DEECA Senior Executives and the Corporate Services Group.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

- Experience in writing, producing and sharing a range of content across traditional and new channels.

- Relevant tertiary qualifications in journalism, digital communications or public relations, preferably in a government setting.

- A background in journalist and editorial experience is preferred.

- Good understanding of social media and digital channels with experience in measurement and reporting.

This is a fixed term position available until 31 July 2023. The work location for this position is 2 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 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 Sunday, 05 February 2023.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

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 (3 doses) 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.  

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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