Senior Specialist Communications

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Job Details
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Department: Ambulance Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/792545
Closing Date: 29-Sep-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Recruitment Team

Position Details

Are you looking for a position that allows you to contribute to Ambulance Victoria (AV) strategic plans whilst applying your strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills and have demonstrated experience in similar roles across the public sector?  Then look no further!

AV is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Specialist Communications to develop and oversee the key operational communications and engagement strategy, to support delivery of all operational activities. This is a full time, fixed term position to November 2020, currently based in Doncaster.

About the role

Reporting to the Executive Advisor, Chief Operating Office the responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementing Operations Internal Communication Strategy
  • Integrating internal and external stakeholder planning and engagement to help ensure delivery translates to real business outcomes
  • Working in close collaboration with the Communication and Stakeholder Engagement team
  • Providing strategic communications advice and support to all operational business areas
  • Measuring and reporting on the performance of communication initiatives and programs

About you

To be considered for this position you will possess a post graduate degree or equivalent level in a relevant discipline and demonstrate contemporary and extensive working knowledge of communication and engagement activities, considering change impacts and stakeholder engagement.

You will be known for your excellent interpersonal, collaboration and influencing skills, coupled with your engaging written, verbal and visual communication skills.  In addition, your strong attention to detail and agile approach will see you succeed in this fast paced environment.

What's in it for you

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance.  We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking. 

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you're ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help make a real difference, we want to hear from you!

The successful candidate must have a current Victorian Driver's License and be willing to travel throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria when required.

Successful applicants will need to complete a Police Check.

AV has introduced salary bands and this position is graded at AV6.  The salary range for an AV6 position is $140,820 to $161,670 pa plus 9.5% superannuation. The expectation is that employees will commence at the base of the grade applicable to a position.

How to apply?

Applicants are requested to address the qualifications and selection criteria detailed in the position description and to read the document ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' on our careers page.  For any queries please email or contact us on 03 9840 3653.

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:

  • A covering letter
  • A resume
  • A document addressing the selection criteria detailed on the last page of the position description

We request that your application for the Senior Specialist Communications position is forwarded by midnight 29th September 2019 by clicking on ‘apply online'.

Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website to be considered.  Please note that applications via INDEED will not be considered.

Our diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver the Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.

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