Senior Communications Advisor, Publications and Design (VPSG5)

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 29/06/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until End of March 2023

Organisation: Essential Services Commission

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/ESC/1637888

Reference: VG/ESC/1637888

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Job summary

If you're an experienced editor and design expert looking to work in a dynamic and community-focused organisation that is making a genuine impact on the lives of all Victorians, our Publications and Design Senior Communications Advisor position could be right for you.

In this role you will:

  • provide advice and support regarding effective evidence-based written and visual communication with a focus on driving an audience-focused communication culture
  • work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to build the capabilities of staff to ensure our written communication is effective, audience-centred and complies with relevant commission and government standards
  • manage and lead the production of communication materials while considering and proactively supporting evolving digital, media and social media requirements


Position details

The Publications and Design Senior Communications Advisor is a key leadership role in our growing and highly valued Strategic Communications team. This position has responsibility for:

  • leading and delivering key strategic communication projects, including the annual report
  • providing leadership of the organisation's written and visual communication standards, encouraging excellence in service delivery and processes, and a culture of continuous review and improvement
  • working with individuals and teams to bring the commission's objectives and narrative to life through clear, engaging and effective written and visual communications
  • provide insights on crafting communications to meet commission objectives and audiences needs and expectations

Help us drive positive change and work for an organisation that is an Equal Opportunity Employer and that values diversity, flexibility and learning and development of staff.


Please refer to the attached position description for the principal functions and key selection criteria. 

Applications must be made through the Careers Victoria website by midnight, 29 June 2022. 

For further information regarding the role please contact Carmel Bordignon on 03 9032 1484.


About us

The Essential Services Commission is Victoria's independent economic regulator of essential services supplied by a range of industries. The commission's functions include:

  • making regulatory decisions with respect to prescribed industries (including price determinations, licensing, customer protection and access disputes).
  • undertaking reviews and providing advice to Ministers on a range of economic and regulatory matters.
  • administering the Victorian Energy Upgrades program.

Be part of a highly respected and professional organisation that allows you to apply your knowledge while offering flexible working arrangements that support different ways of working, while helping employees balance work and life. You'll be working in a dynamic and collaborative environment with opportunities to undertake stimulating work, with opportunities for professional growth.


How to apply

Please include the following in your application:

  • a professional cover letter that addresses key selection criteria and outlines your skills, knowledge and experience relating to this opportunity
  • a current resume

Please note this role will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory pre-employment screening including criminal records, qualification checks and a statutory declaration outlining any previous misconduct investigations.


You can apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button.

Senior Communications Advisor, Publications and Design (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / Until End of March 2023

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Carmel Bordignon | carmel.bordignon@esc.vic.gov.au

Senior Communications Advisor, Publications and Design (VPSG5)