Senior Communications Advisor

• Internal communications lead for the Forest, Fire and Regions portfolio

• Provide strategic advice on communications strategies and opportunities

• Location: 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne

Develop and implement a broad range of internal communications to inform and engage with employees about strategic initiatives.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/932333
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 932333 VPS5 Senior Communications Advisor.docx (Word, 110KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jessica Wheller
(03) 9637 9930

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 Senior Communications Advisor is the communications lead for the Office of the Deputy Secretary and will develop and implement a broad range of internal communications to inform and engage with employees about Forest, Fire and Regions Group (FFRG; the Group) strategic initiatives, including change management projects.

In this position, you will develop and implement communication strategies, including writing engaging and creative communication materials. You will provide expert communications advice to executives and staff across the Group, event management support, manage intranet and website content and enhance internal communications practices across the Group.

The Senior Advisor will have excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast paced and dynamic environment. You will have excellent organisational and problem solving skills and the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels within the Group.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire Key Selection Criteria that is to be addressed. We will have high regard towards applications with tertiary qualifications in communications, public relations, business management or other relevant degrees.

This is an ongoing position.  

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 17 December 2018.



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