Senior Communications Adviser, Strategic Communications (VPSG5)

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30 Jun 2024 -

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/DH/HI/1565869

Reference: VG/DH/HI/1565869

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

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 Strategic Communications, you will coordinate a wide range of communication activities to promote the work of the Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA).

You will work closely with the Authority's planning, delivery and asset strategy teams to maintain a thorough understanding of the Authority's projects, project pipeline and priority programs of work.

  • Coordinate communication and engagement activities
  • Drive the creation and approvals for engaging branded content
  • Manage project pipelines and priority programs of work
  • Work within an ‘agency style' approach

What you will need to be successful

You will be a strategic thinker who is able to effectively work with, and influence key stakeholders on communication, community engagement, media and creative content opportunities. The portfolio will be diverse with competing priorities. To manage this, you will perform at your best, in a dynamic, fast paced environment where you will have multiple deliverables.

  • An agency account management background
  • Experience engaging with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to proactively identify communications opportunities and risks

A tertiary qualification related to marketing, communications and media would be an advantage.

About the Communications and Engagement Unit

A strategic function that leads the delivery of communications, community engagement, digital engagement, stakeholder relations and creative content development. It's our role to help the Authority tell a clear, compelling and consistent story.


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Senior Communications Adviser, Strategic Communications (VPSG5)

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Senior Communications Adviser, Strategic Communications (VPSG5)