Senior Communication Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 22/07/2021
Applications close: 05/08/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Other

Reference: 10144_1626931315

Reference: 10144_1626931315

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • Excellent career opportunity within the Communications team
  • Be part of a dynamic, collaborative team making a difference
  • Values driven, energetic & flexible work environment

About the Organisation

IBAC's work is challenging - we expose public sector corruption and police misconduct and they're serious issues.

Our vision and reason for being is the number one reason team members join and stay at IBAC. A Victorian public sector that actively resists corruption is something we whole-heartedly believe in and work towards. Our dedication to fairness and natural justice is clear and tangible.

Our expectations are high; we expect our people to work with sensitive information confidentially and respectfully. We understand that to foster a corruption-resistant public sector, our workplace must be built on integrity.

IBAC's team:

We are a great group of people to work with, but we appreciate that an anti-corruption agency the workplace for everyone.

We work well with individuals who are:

  • courageous and up for a true challenge
  • patient and professional with real staying-power
  • flexible but with a measured and fair approach
  • trustworthy with a keen sense of duty

About the role:

This is an exciting career opportunity for an individual to join IBAC Communications Team as a Senior Communications Officer on a full-time 3-year fixed term contract to 30 June 2024.

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the Senior Communication Officer will be an all-rounder, working across the business to develop prevention and education products for stakeholders and the community.

Reporting to the Team Leader - Communication, this role will be responsible for leading the design, implementation and evaluation of effective communications to support such work as investigative reports, engagement activities, public hearings and a broad range of other activities.

The preferred candidate will have extensive experience and well-developed skills in communication and/or public affairs. They will be able to communicate well via written, verbal and digital means, and work effectively with clients and stakeholders at all levels, both inside and outside the organisation. Editing, production oversight and excellent project and supplier management skills are essential.

Duties include:

  • Work collaboratively across the organisation to ensure the delivery of clear, concise and accessible communication services and products to achieve business objectives.
  • Provide internal stakeholders, including senior leadership, with sound, relevant, accurate and timely advice on communication issues and media relations.
  • Manage the design and delivery of communication strategies and associated support materials utilising a well-developed understanding of strategic communications to help IBAC achieve its goals.
  • Identify proactive communication and media opportunities which protect and promote the organisation and assist the achievement of IBAC's role to build a corruption-resistant Victoria.

We are looking for candidates with the below experience and capabilities:

  • Extensive experience in stakeholder communications, public relations, media management, general communications management, or related area.
  • Collaborative team player with an agile and flexible 'can do' attitude
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and stakeholder management within a complex environment
  • A tertiary qualification in communications, public relations, journalism, or related discipline is essential.

Apply now:

Your application should include a cover letter and a resume no longer than 5 typed pages (in Word format). You can submit your application with our recruitment partner, Slade Group by clicking apply.

Senior Communication Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time

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Senior Communication Officer (VPSG5)