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Communications Advisor Managing Country Together (Designated Aboriginal Position) (PVO6)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Ongoing

Organisation: Parks Victoria

Salary: $98,977 - $106,303

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/11836

Reference: VG/11836

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Support the delivery of projects with high quality strategic communications to profile Parks Victoria's Managing Country Together framework!

  • Opportunity to manage and lead strategic communications planning
  • Be part of an innovative and dynamic team environment
  • Ongoing, Full Time role located in Bourke Street, Morwell or Bendigo (Negotiable)

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, you will be responsible for the planning, delivery and measurement of communications to support and profile Parks Victoria's Managing Country Together framework and initiatives with our Traditional Owner partners, focusing on joint management priorities, Aboriginal tourism, Aboriginal cultural values and heritage and their intersection with post European settlement heritage, while supporting the Victorian Government's agenda on self-determination for Aboriginal people.

You will support actions which align to the Caring for Country 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 in a Traditional Owner engagement space or 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.
  • 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 08 August 2021

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency 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.”  

A number of positions have been approved for Australian Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islander People under the ‘special measures' section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for Designated Aboriginal positions. Applicants will be required to provide a formal identification certificate.