Better Births Communications Adviser, Strategy and Implementation

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Job Details
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Department: Safer Care Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DHHS/SCV/553828
Closing Date: 29-Mar-2019
Salary Range: $96,942 - $117,293
Job Duration: Until 30/06/2020
Attachments: 2019-03-15 - Better Births Communications Adviser PD.doc (Word, 72KB)
Job Specification

2019-03-15 - Better Births Communications Adviser PD.pdf (PDF, 51KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Emma Gumbleton
9096 1384

Position Details

Number of vacancies available: 1

Office Location(s): Melbourne CBD

Position Summary:

Better births communications Adviser, Strategy and Implementation

The Better Births Communications Adviser is primarily responsible for designing and delivering a successful communications strategy for an exciting new Better Births for Mums program. The program will bring together many of Victoria's maternity hospitals with the shared goal of improving care for women in the birth suite.

Part of the Communications team, you will work closely with the leaders of the Better Births for Mums program, sourcing success stories and crafting them into exciting and creative online products for Safer Care Victoria's growing social media, website, newsletter, and other communications channels. You are a natural and engaging communicator, with experience in content management systems. Ideally you will have broad skills in multimedia production and photography, or a willingness to learn quickly.

You will also support the production of other Safer Care Victoria communications material, as required.

Are you:

  • A strong writer with the passion and drive to source, package and promote good stories?
  • Experienced in producing creative and innovative online content?
  • A self-starter who shows initiative within a busy team environment?


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.
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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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