Senior Adviser, Digital Communication

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Communications, Marketing and Media
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ3892C
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

DJ3892 Senior Adviser, Digital Communication.doc (Word, 856KB)

Contact: Susan Bond on (03) 8684 0322

Position Details

An exciting opportunity exists in the department's Strategic Communication Branch for an experienced digital publisher and strategist.

About us

The Strategic Communication Branch delivers communication services on behalf of the department's business units to inform and educate the community about departmental policies, programs and legislation.

The Digital Communication team manages the department's corporate digital communication channels including web, intranet, social media and community engagement tools. We also work with the business to ensure that all digital communication channels meet mandatory standards and industry best practice.

About the role

As the Senior Adviser, Digital Communication, you will provide digital advice and support for key initiatives across the department. In the role you will:

  • research and provide specialist advice on the use of practical and effective digital solutions to inform, educate and engage the community
  • advise key stakeholders on how to conduct user research, build business cases and develop content strategy
  • provide guidance and recommendations to key stakeholders on optimising the performance of digital channels
  • provide procurement and project management support for digital initiatives
  • write, edit, publish and approve content across the department's corporate channels.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • extensive experience in digital publishing, user research, business case development and evaluation, project implementation and performance monitoring (analytics)
  • demonstrated knowledge and experience in using and developing digital channels for communication, engagement and service delivery. Preferred experience with Drupal
  • previous experience in defining and measuring digital usage to report business outcomes and optimise performance.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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