External Communications Coordinator (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 08/01/2021
Applications close: 22/01/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media



Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

VicHealth has championed better health and wellbeing for Victorians for over 30 years. Following a year of tumultuous change caused by bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic, health equity and a focus on health and wellbeing has never been more important. VicHealth's Social Marketing & Communications teams have a critical role in engaging with and delivering health promotion messages to the Victorian community. We work with our partners to do everything we can to promote healthy eating, encourage regular physical activity, prevent tobacco use, prevent harm from alcohol and improve mental wellbeing.


  • Terrific opportunity for a marketing and communications all-rounder
  • Utilise your strong planning and organising skills
  • Join a dynamic team environment within an inclusive workplace
  • Contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of all Victorians


The External Communications Team is focused on sharing compelling stories and important information with the Victorian public and stakeholders.

The External Communications Coordinator/s report directly to the External Communications Manager and work/s in close partnership with all Social Marketing & Communications teams to deliver effective, strategic communications.

This is an exciting career opportunity for 2 marketing and communications generalists who are passionate about using their communications skills and creativity to improve the health and wellbeing of Victorians.

In this new role/s, the successful candidate/s will provide a broad range of support to the Public Relations and Social Media Leads, including supporting execution of media and social media strategies, monitoring and reporting and various administration tasks. They will be proficient communicators across different formats and will support the team in writing media releases and social media content.

The successful candidate/s will be responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering VicHealth events including digital and face to face events, managed in-house as well as with external assistance.

These roles offer a unique opportunity to work across different areas of marketing and communications, enabling well-rounded career development. 

About You

You are a self-starter who is keen to learn within a strong team environment.

You possess the ability to use initiative, problem solve and work collaboratively, and you are comfortable adapting to changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment.  

Closing Date: Friday 22 January 2021
Unit: Social Marketing & Communications
Tenure: Full Time, Ongoing
Classification: VicHealth Grade C
Remuneration: $73,039 (plus superannuation and other benefits)

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Communications, Marketing or Public Relations or similar area
  • Demonstrable experience coordinating complex, multi-tiered face to face and digital events
  • Demonstrable project management experience
  • Strong and dependable planning, administration, and organisation skills
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in data analysis, monitoring and reporting
  • Experience using Google Analytics, CMS, and social media for work purposes
  • Understanding of SEO
  • Experience working within the communications, public health, community or government sectors preferred


How to apply:

Applications must include a cover letter and a current resume.

The cover letter must include why the applicant feels they are suitable for the position, and also address the Key Selection Criteria from the Position Description.

Please refer to the position description to view the associated qualifications and experience associated with the position.

Applications can be submitted by clicking Apply.

The successful applicant may be required to undertake a Police Check.

For further information about the role, please contact Marcus Flood on (03) 9667 1386.

VicHealth is committed to ensuring appointments represent the diversity of our community. Women, Indigenous people, people with disability, young people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

External Communications Coordinator (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

See Advertisement


Marcus Flood | 03 9667 1386

External Communications Coordinator (See Advertisement)