Business Communications Manager

• Lead and develop a team

• Implement high-level communication strategies

• Location: Melbourne CBD

The Business Communications Manager sets the strategic direction for DELWP external communications, working closely with the division, DELWP, agencies and ministerial policy advisers.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/817367
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: Until 31 August 2019
Attachments: 817367 Business Communications Manager PD.docx (Word, 108KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Cathy Heycock
0429 567 491

Position Details

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.

The Manager, Business Communications is responsible for ensuring the team has a deep knowledge of business and government priorities and plans and sets the strategic direction for DELWP external communications, working closely with the division, DELWP, agencies and ministerial policy advisers.

The manager relies on a wealth of experience in building a high performing team, has experience in project and performance management, dealing with sensitive issues and is well versed in identifying opportunities for storytelling and stakeholder education and engagement.

The role requires a strong knowledge of the environment the department operates in to provide the most appropriate strategic advice. It is required to build relationships across the department, staying across a range of topics and issues for a range of portfolios. Key to this role is leading and developing a team to create and implement high-level communications strategies and influencing stakeholder communications approaches and decisions to protect and promote DELWP's reputation.

This is a fixed term position until 31 August 2019.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Monday 19 February 2018.


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