Social Media and Communities Adviser

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Job Details

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Department: Department of Health and Human Services
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/HISR/54459
Closing Date: 23-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $95,275 - $115,276
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: 2018-10-09 PD SocialMedia&CommsAdviser-VPS5.doc (Word, 921KB)
Job Specification

2018-10-09 PD SocialMedia&CommsAdviser-VPS5.pdf (PDF, 280KB)
Job Specification

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Contact: Crystal James
0438 822 880

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: x 1 ongoing - full time

Office Location(s):
 360 Elizabeth St, Melbourne Vic 3000

Social Media and Communities Adviser
Position Summary:

The Social Media and Communities Advisor will lead and manage the development and implementation of a strategic social media and communities strategy, content strategy and development, along with other initiatives to drive engagement and reach, increase website visits and build The Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority's (VHHSBA) brand awareness.

Working across all the Authority's social media channels (including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Vimeo and new channels), and corporate website, the Social Media and Communities Advisor will plan, create and coordinate engaging and relevant written and video content to align with the strategy, contribute to follower conversations, report on social media listening and activity and stay up to date with the latest social media tools, trends and research.

Are You?

  • A passionate social media expert who creates powerful and engaging social experiences that support and promote services and brands?
  • Highly creative, a strategic thinker, open to new ideas and not afraid to take a (calculated) risk?
  • Someone who thrives on problem solving, online engagement and translating data into winning strategies?

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and safety screening processes.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.
For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website:

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.

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