Communications and Events Adviser

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life.

Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable.

We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria.

We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities. .

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DFFH/FVEC/603995
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2022
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: Until 12/09/2024
Attachments: 2022-9-13 PD 603995 Communications and Events Adviser.docx (Word, 134KB)
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Contact: Bianca Nutt, Ph: 0423 110 103

Position Details


The Communications and Events Adviser plays a key role in helping the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) celebrate, support and advocate for multicultural Victorians. Working in the Communications and Events team, you will assist with a range of both communications and events activities.

You will have the creativity and vision to help provide meaningful, memorable and engaging in-person events and and online content, coupled with a strong eye for detail and the ability to multi-task, deliver results to tight timeframes and work independently and as part of a team within government processes.


  • Prepare quality, accurate, timely and audience-appropriate correspondence and communications materials, including online and print content and content for Commissioners.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of communication plans and campaigns to promote the VMC and its programs and events across multiple channels and to diverse audiences.
  • Provide support for the management of media and community issues including the preparation of responses or statements for communications channels.

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The department may require its employees to be fully vaccinated against preventable diseases such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19). The department's COVID-19 Vaccination requirements policy(Word) outlines the requirements for existing employees, other workplace participants and prospective employees. Please read in full prior to applying.


All VPS employees (and ex-VPS employees with extended access to the Jobs and Skills Exchange website) MUST apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) <> portal.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.
Applicants are required to submit a CV and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) outlining their suitability to the role in line with the Key Selection Criteria. 
Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 
Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Victoria | Jobs (

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