Events Advisor (VPSG4)

Job posted: 21/07/2021
Applications close: 04/08/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/DFFH/CDS/375101

Reference: VG/DFFH/CDS/375101

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


The Events Advisor plans and delivers professional, high quality events for major departmental programs including regional events, all staff forums, departmental awards, and support ministerial events.
They will produce high quality event documentation, including event briefings, logistical information and run sheets, in line with agreed event processes and templates and work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the accuracy of all information.
The incumbent will work closely with branch colleagues, senior executives, ministerial offices and relevant business areas within the department to ensure that delivery of events is efficient, cost-effective, and is clearly aligned to the department's strategic plan. They will collaborate with the speechwriters and other teams across the branch.
As appropriate, they may also be required to provide support to other teams across the Branch as and when required, including participating in out of hours media and emergency rosters, providing support for public emergencies, large-scale communications campaigns and other high priority projects, to contribute the effective management of work across the Communications and Media Branch and department.

Are you

  • A strong project manager with organisation experience?
Skilled at preparing materials in line with agreed processes with high attention to detail?

  • Able to think strategically, effectively manage risk and engage multiple stakeholders in a dynamic environment?


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

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.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Events Advisor (VPSG4)

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Merrin Fabre | 0437 883 522

Events Advisor (VPSG4)