Senior Communications Advisor - North Division (VPSG5)

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 26 June 2023

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/612755

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/612755

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.


Senior Communications Advisor – North Division

The Senior Communications Advisor – North Division is responsible for the co-design, development, delivery and evaluation of communications products and activities to support the work of Homes Victoria's North Division.

The purpose of the role is to support and build the vision, values and reputation of Homes Victoria, the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) and the Victorian Government through the production of timely, effective, impactful and persuasive communications that are appropriate to a range of diverse audiences and stakeholders. The role will work closely with partners in Victorian Government departments, the City of Yarra and local partner agencies.

This role is part of Homes Victoria, where our objective is to manage, deliver and maintain social housing across Victoria at a time when our population continues to grow and the role of housing in creating opportunity, security, safety and economic growth has seldom been more important. 

Are you:

  • A capable and innovative communications practitioner with a track record of collaboration, innovation and creative thinking?
  • Experienced in a range of communication disciplines - including internal and external communications, content development and issues management?
  • Able to operate successfully in an environment of competing priorities, against an ongoing brief to produce high quality creative solutions in a client service culture?



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

Please note: 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 a 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 Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

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

Senior Communications Advisor - North Division (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until 26 June 2023

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Simon Blankenstein | 0448 894 680

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Senior Communications Advisor - North Division (VPSG5)