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Communications and Engagement Lead (VPSG6)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 19/08/2022 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / Refer to Position Description

Organisation: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Salary: $127,467 - $170,579

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/E080291

Reference: VG/E080291

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports a range of diverse portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

Our values are accountability, integrity and respect, and underpin everything we do.

Communications and Engagement Lead

  • $127,467 - $170,579 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed term
  • Usual hours of work: Full time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Attwood (flexibility may be available)

The Team

The position of Communications and Engagement Lead forms a part of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Services (BAS) branch within the Agriculture Victoria group.

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Services (BAS) branch designs and delivers services, provides technical advice and influences policy to support the agriculture sector to achieve sustainable growth while managing risks and minimising adverse impacts to the economy, environment and public health and safety.

The Role

Reporting to the Program Coordinator – the Communications and Engagement Lead provides a critical role to lead the planning and implementation of a program-level engagement and communication plans and strategies.

The position will provide leadership and expert advice on campaign implementation, plan implementation including regular monitoring of media reporting, development of key messages and narrative and providing support to Project Lead delivering on various aspects of the program.

The work requires the ability to advocate for pragmatic solutions to challenges and problems, consideration of outcomes from the perspective of the client, customer or end-user and an understanding of the principles, practices and standards associated with designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluation work delivered as part of the program.

Please refer to the Job Specification attachment for the position's Key Accountabilities and Key Selection Criteria.

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Simon Martin, Program Coordinator – Biosecurity Strategy on 0408 594 785.

Applicants will be required to comply with the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Region's (department's) COVID-19 Vaccination requirements, in line with the Chief Health Officer (CHO) Directions and any other legislative requirements, directions, policies or procedures, including but not limited to any requirement to provide evidence of vaccination status.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

Please note: If you require an accessible version of the position description document; an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJPR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications close at midnight on 21 August 2022.

Communications and Engagement Lead (VPSG6)

Job type:

Full time / Refer to Position Description

Job classification:

VPSG6

Contact:

Simon Martin | 0408 594 785

Communications and Engagement Lead (VPSG6)