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Senior Adviser, Communication Strategy (VPSG5)

Job posted: 13/11/2020
Applications close: 29/11/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $99,872 - $120,838

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/1494170

Reference: VG/1494170

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $99,872 - $120,838

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Adviser, Communication Strategy is responsible for providing high-quality and effective communications, issues and risk management, media and stakeholder engagement services and advice to senior stakeholders and portfolio-aligned teams within DPC, in support of the delivery of key initiatives and government priorities.

The Strategic Communication, Engagement & Protocol branch (SCEP) leads a coordinated approach to communication, engagement and protocol across government.  SCEP has a key role in influencing and encouraging the delivery of modern and professional communication and engagement services and standards across government, and shaping Victorian Government communication strategy, policy and practice.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven ability to develop and deliver high-quality, innovative media and communication strategies and materials through a variety of channels. 

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place. 

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday 29 November 2020.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply: 

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter outlining why you are interested in the position andthe key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

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.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.