Manager - Strategic Communications and Campaigns (VPSG6)

Job posted: 24/02/2021
Applications close: 09/03/2021 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 Months

Organisation: Department of Treasury and Finance

Salary: $124,033 - $165,983

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/1513401

Reference: VG/1513401

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $124,033 - $165,983

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

About us

The Department of Treasury and Finance provides economic, financial and resource management advice to help the Victorian Government deliver its policies. We strive for excellence in financial and economic management to improve the lives of all Victorians.

The Strategic Communications Group offers expert advice and support to the department and is responsible for the Department's communications, media management, internal communications, publications, event management, public affairs, media liaison, speech writing, presentations, social media and digital strategies, video and website.

About the role

VPS 6 - Fixed term - 12 months

Within the Strategic Communications team, the Market Housing team is responsible for delivering the $500 million Victorian Homebuyer Fund, an expanded shared equity scheme helping to accelerate Victorians into home ownership. 

This newly created role will be a key member of the project team, overseeing the design and delivery of all communications-related activity for the Victorian Homebuyer Fund and its predecessor, HomesVic. 

This role is a hybrid of both a project manager and communications manager and will work in partnership with the policy team delivering this scheme. This role will be responsible for;

  • the design and scope of the campaigns to achieve the Government's objectives.
  • engaging and actively managing suppliers and stakeholders ensuring compliance with all relevant governance policies and requirements.
  • managing the development and ongoing maintenance of the Victorian Homebuyer Fund's campaign website and social media channels
  • managing the delivery of project initiatives and campaign activities.

About you

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate the following:

  • Proven ability to manage complex, high-profile communications and marketing campaigns.
  • Robust project management skills with the proven ability to manage suppliers and respond to the changing needs of your client.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills specifically working with and providing advice to senior management and executives.
  • Exceptional communication skills coupled with the capability to adapt appropriately for specific audience groups.

About our culture

We aim to be a model employer providing an inclusive workplace that is understanding and respectful of differences such as gender, identity, race, disability or age. In addition, we are committed to supporting Aboriginal pathways between education and employment.

The Department strives to create an environment that supports a flexible and adaptive workforce. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

How to apply

For more information about the position and key selection criteria, please refer to the position description. If you have specific questions regarding the role, please contact Jessica Steinbergs on jessica.steinbergs@dtf.vic.gov.au.

To apply, select the ‘Apply Now' button and provide a copy of your resume and cover letter summarising your skills and relevant experience.

Applications close, midnight Tuesday 9 march 2021.

If you require a copy of this advertisement in an accessible format, please email careers@dtf.vic.gov.au.


DTF has a duty of care to protect its assets and employees and must be confident that employees meet the highest standards of integrity and suitability. Therefore, all new full-time or part-time, ongoing casual or fixed-term employees engaged for periods greater than eight weeks or where their engagement is extended beyond eight weeks are subject to a successful police check.

The preferred candidate for this role may be required to complete a Misconduct Screening Declaration and Consent form. Further information on pre-employment misconduct screening requirements is available on the VPSC website.

Manager - Strategic Communications and Campaigns  (VPSG6)

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Full time / 12 Months

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Jessica Steinbergs | jessica.steinbergs@dtf.vic.gov.au

Manager - Strategic Communications and Campaigns  (VPSG6)