Project Officer - Stakeholder Communication and Engagement (VPSG4)

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / until 30 June 2023

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/50939853-

Reference: VG/50939853-

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

An exciting opportunity to join an enthusiastic, collaborative team helping to ensure quality open space remains at the heart of Melbourne's identity and liveability as we grow in population and adapt to the impacts of climate change.

The Project Officer Stakeholder Communication and Engagement, Open Space for Everyone, will develop, implement, and evaluate communication plans, services and collateral as they relate to implementation of the Enabling Actions in Open Space for Everyone: open space strategy for metropolitan Melbourne 2021 (the strategy).

We need your proven expertise in digital communications and public relations to support our engagement with state and local government agencies, Traditional Owners, and many more open space experts in a reform focused program. You will have the opportunity to produce, communicate and share a range of content through varied channels.

Key to the role is working with the project team in developing key messaging, curating project information, and using varied communication approaches and channels for various stakeholders.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in writing, producing and sharing a range of content and channels
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in journalism, digital communications or public relations essential, preferably in a government setting.
  • A background in journalism and newspaper editorial experience is preferred.
  • Good understanding of social media and digital channels with experience in measurement and reporting.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 June 2023. This position is located at Knoxfield, Victoria.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 29 May 2022.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Project Officer - Stakeholder Communication and Engagement (VPSG4)

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Full time / until 30 June 2023

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Craig Grocke | 0421 413 010 or craig.grocke@delwp.vic.gov.au

Project Officer - Stakeholder Communication and Engagement (VPSG4)