Senior Campaigns Adviser (VPSG5)

Job posted: 16/11/2022
Applications close: 30/11/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31/12/2023

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/DH/CE/1680337

Reference: VG/DH/CE/1680337

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


Reporting to the Head of Brand, Campaigns and Advertising, the Senior Campaigns Adviser will be responsible for delivering high-level advertising and campaigns advice to key stakeholders across the Department of Health and its agencies.
The Senior Campaigns Adviser develops and delivers campaign strategies for major projects and initiatives and contributes to the implementation and evaluation of these strategies.
They will collaborate with colleagues across the Communications and Engagement Branch to ensure campaigns are integrated and aligned to the overarching departmental priorities.
The Senior Campaigns Adviser supports the Head of Brand, Campaigns and Advertising to manage the governance and integrity of the department's advertising process and drive efficiencies to meet organisational goals.

Are you

  • Experienced in the delivery of audience and insights led advertising campaigns?
  • Able to think strategically and engage multiple stakeholders in a dynamic environment?
  • A proactive problem solver, able to work autonomously when required and lead by example?


  • Develop, implement and evaluate cost-effective, audience and insights-led campaigns that align with the Department's strategic priorities.
  • Manage budget and costs for the Department's advertising campaigns.
  • Implement appropriate advertising and governance processes for all departmental and satellite agency campaigns.
  • Establish strategic planning and outputs to deliver on branch, divisional and departmental objectives.
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate communication strategies and deliver or oversee production of print, online and multimedia materials and departmental events.
  • Work collaboratively across the department to ensure the delivery of effective communications that are of a high written and visual standard and which comply with departmental and whole-of-Victorian Government guidelines.
  • Initiate and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders and seek opportunities to engage stakeholders in the development and application of new and/or contemporary methodologies to improve communications services.
  • Provide multi-disciplinary public relations and communications expertise and authoritative advice.
  • Keep accurate and complete records of your work activities in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's records, information security and privacy policies and requirements.
  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and for that of others in the workplace by working in accordance with legislative requirements and the department's occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate how the actions and outcomes of this role and work unit impact clients and the department's ability to deliver, or facilitate the delivery of, effective support and services.

Mandatory Vaccination Policy

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its workers and clients. As it is an essential element of any role within the department that employees be able to attend work onsite and to do so safely, employees are required to be up-to-date with their vaccinations against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment. This requirement applies unless they have a medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID -19. Therefore, the department will ask any prospective employee, who has been identified as the preferred candidate for a role within the department, to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status prior to any offer of employment being made. If a prospective employee has a relevant medical condition which means they cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19, they should contact the department to discuss their individual circumstances.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

The Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) Recruitment Policy allows for priority consideration for Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

As such, these employees are strongly encouraged to submit their application through https://www.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-skills-exchange rather than via external advertisement.

For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Senior Campaigns Adviser (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 31/12/2023

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Claire Wilcock | claire.wilcock@health.vic.gov.au

Senior Campaigns Adviser (VPSG5)