Communications Advisor Communities & Inclusion (PVO6)

Job posted: 15/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / July 2023

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $98,977 - $106,303

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/11839

Reference: VG/11839

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $98,977 - $106,303

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Support the delivery of projects, works and initiatives with high quality strategic communications to encourage diversity and inclusion in Melbourne's Parks!

  • Opportunity to implement state-wide communications strategies
  • Be part of an innovative and dynamic team environment
  • Fixed term, full time role located in the Melbourne CBD

About the branch

The Marketing, Communications and Partnerships Division oversees all marketing, tourism, visitor experience, partnership experience, digital, media, communications and public relations activities to support Parks Victoria.  

The focus of the Communications and Public Affairs team is to establish and represent Parks Victoria's brand and public reputation, through effective engagement as well as public, community, partnership, corporate communications, media relations, and reputational management. 

About the role and your responsibilities

As the Communications Advisor Communities & Inclusion, you will be responsible for the planning, delivery and measurement of communications to encourage diversity and inclusion in nature and building greater connections between communities and the Parks Victoria estate. You will implement state-wide approaches for profiling accessibility initiatives, health activations, economic development, social recovery, volunteering, promoting responsible visitor behaviours, and enhancing relationships with CALD communities and park neighbours.

Your position will support actions which align to the Contributing to Healthy, Liveable Communities focus in Parks Victoria's Shaping Our Future corporate strategy through strategic communications which create high quality content and public information to engage community members and stakeholders, while effectively managing potential risks, issues and crises to protect our public reputation.

We are looking for an individual with the following qualities:

  • A qualification in Public Relations, Communications, Media or Marketing or similar.
  • Experience working in communications. Working within a government environment would be an advantage.
  • Strong problem-solving skills combined with the ability to interact confidently and sensitively with people at all levels, elicit cooperation through negotiation and persuasion, and work self- sufficiently or as part of a team.
  • Strong writing skills, being able to write for multiple mediums.
  • A current employee Working with Children Check is required.

Your application must include:

  • Your current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description.

Join our innovative organisation and enjoy what you do, apply today!

Application Closing date: Sunday, 1 August 2021

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position.

Parks Victoria requires all prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All Parks Victoria staff are expected to support this commitment.

At Parks Victoria, we recognise that diversity and inclusion are central to being a modern, high-performing sustainable organisation that can deliver our strategic vision to be a “world class parks service ensuring healthy parks for healthy people.”  

Communications Advisor Communities & Inclusion (PVO6)

Job type:

Full time / July 2023

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Elizabeth Mckenzie | (03) 8427 2405

Communications Advisor Communities & Inclusion (PVO6)