Strategic Communications Adviser - Tech Schools

The Department of Education and Training’s Communications Division is looking for a passionate Strategic Communications Adviser to join the team. Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Communications, the successful candidate will be tasked with leading the refinement and delivery of strategic communications plans for 10 Tech Schools. Working closely with two business areas, as well as the Communications Division and individual Tech Schools, you will relish building strong stakeholder engagement relationships, enjoy writing various communications for an array of audiences and impeccable project management skills will allow you to shine in this role.
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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/1307821
Closing Date: 27-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 8378 - Strategic Communications Adviser - Tech Schools 01-11-17.doc (Word, 228KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Michelle Hogan
(03) 9637 3879

Position Details

The Tech Schools initiative is a $128 million investment to construct and establish 10 Tech Schools across the state. The 10 high-tech centres of learning use leading-edge technology, discovery and innovation to deliver the advanced education and training that Victorian school students need to flourish in the rapidly changing global economy.

Reporting to the Manager, Strategic Communications, the Strategic Communications Adviser role calls for an enthusiastic comms professional with a passion for stakeholder engagement and a keen eye for detail. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy collaborating across the Department to deliver a priority project at the highest level.

To be successful in the role you will be relied on for your strong communications best practice knowledge, 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.

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 and

Applications close Monday the 27th of November 2017

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