Strategic Communications Adviser

The Department of Education and Training’s Communications Division is looking for a Strategic Communications Adviser to join the team. Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Communications, you will be tasked with leading the development and delivery of strategic communications plans. This role will specifically support a range of communication projects that are focused on initiatives being delivered in Victoria's public school system under the Education State.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/PESG/1307815
Closing Date: 27-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 8377 - Strategic Communications Adviser 31-10-17.doc (Word, 230KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michelle Hogan
(03) 9637 3879

Position Details

Reporting to Manager, Strategic Communications, the Strategic Communications Adviser role calls for an enthusiastic person with a passion for communications and a keen eye for detail. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy collaborating with Communications colleagues to deliver education-focussed campaigns at the highest level.

To be successful in the role you will be results driven and can be relied on for your strong leadership, influencing, collaboration and project management skills. Your ability to establish and maintain meaningful and consultative relationships both within and externally to the Department will be critical as will the ability to deliver outcomes in a complex environment.

The adviser will be specifically responsible for:

• Working with the program area, and Communications Division strategists on the planning of communication

• Delivery on communication plans

• Development of content, and feeding content into DET channels

• Managing external campaigns, marketing and stakeholder engagement activities

Demonstrated understanding of communications fundamentals and integrated campaigns is expected.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability.  People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites:www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Applications close Monday the 27th of November 2017


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