Events and Communications Advisor (VPSG4)

Job posted: 09/10/2020
Applications close: 25/10/2020 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 23 July 2021

Organisation: Environment Protection Authority

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/600905

Reference: VG/600905

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria (EPA) has helped make our state a healthier, more liveable place.

As Victoria’s environmental regulator, we set and enforce environmental standards to help ensure all Victorians can enjoy clean air, healthy waterways and pollutant-free land.

To achieve the best possible environmental outcomes for Victoria, we’re increasingly shifting our focus from minimising the effects of environmental harm, to preventing it from happening in the first place.

To help us achieve this, we’re now recruiting. By working at EPA you can enjoy a meaningful career with great work-life balance, while building a better future for our environment.

Events and Communications Advisor

EPA Victoria works on behalf of all Victorians to protect the health and wellbeing of our communities and our environment, preserving our state's future liveability and prosperity. We're looking for an Events and Communications Advisor to coordinate and implement our events program, in addition to drafting impactful communications materials to keep our staff and stakeholders informed of key activities and events.

This is a fixed term role until Friday 23 July 2021. 

Key accountabilities include:

  • working with colleagues and other business units to manage and support the planning of events 
  • working with the Team Leader to provide support and preparation for any public speaking or participation in key internal or external events
  • ensuring EPA's events reach the intended audience - in particular, maximising the use of digital platforms and other technology given our shift to remote working
  • managing the administration of sponsorships, including maintaining a sponsorship register and assessing value-for-money against EPA and Victorian Government guidelines
  • drafting key messages and communications materials for distribution to internal and external audiences
  • working collaboratively with colleagues to integrate messaging using multimedia, video and visual stories and managing these through internal and external channels.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Experience and/or qualifications in communications, event management, marketing or a related field, and an understanding of event management processes, resources and methods
  • A positive attitude and to be comfortable working in a busy, deadline-driven team environment
  • Project management skills, the ability to prioritise tasks and issues, solve problems and influence others.

How to Apply:

Applicants are invited to apply online via EPA Career Services. Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter addressing your experience, motivations and suitability to the role
  • Resume including contact details of two referees.

Applications close midnight on Sunday 25 October 2020. For further information on this role, please refer to the attached position description.

All queries in relation to this role should be directed to Emma Forehan via emma.forehan@epa.vic.gov.au or 0400 446 327.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. Individual responses to key selection criteria listed on the Position Description are not required.

EPA Victoria is committed to supporting employees through flexible work arrangements and encouraging work/life balance. We are dedicated to maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported. We proactively seek to employ a diverse workforce to leverage the varied ideas of all employees, that drive innovation and success in everything we do.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

EPA Victoria welcomes applications from serving or past members of the Australian Defence Force.

If you require advice and support with the application process please contact the Recruitment team on 1 300 372 842.

EPA Victoria utilise an Order of Merit process whereby applicants deemed suitable may be retained on a Merit List, from which their application may be accessed for recruitment to this role within a 3-month period.

Note: Applications received via e-mail will not be considered.

Events and Communications Advisor (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / 23 July 2021

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Emma Forehan | emma.forehan@epa.vic.gov.au or 0400 446 327.

Events and Communications Advisor (VPSG4)