Senior Communications Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 18/11/2020
Applications close: 06/12/2020 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $99,872 - $120,838

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/1495508

Reference: VG/1495508

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $99,872 - $120,838

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Are you a digital communications professional who thrives on exciting new challenges and has a passion for helping support Victoria's multicultural communities?

The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) is an independent statutory body constituted under the Multicultural Victoria Act 2011, which sets out the Commission's objectives and functions.

As a conduit between communities and the government, the VMC's role involves identifying and investigating issues faced by culturally diverse communities, advising the Minister for Multicultural Affairs and making recommendations to government on policies, services and legislation. Working in collaboration with communities, the Commission leads strategic partnerships across all sectors to champion diversity, improve support and access to government services.

The VMC is looking for a Senior Communications Adviser with a flair for digital campaigns and communications to help promote and support multiculturalism and cultural diversity in Victoria. Working closely with the Manager, Strategic Communications and Events, you will take the lead on digital communications including content management and production for the website, social media and electronic direct mail (eDMs).

As a senior member of the team, you will also lead the development and implementation of marketing campaigns to promote Cultural Diversity Week and other VMC events and initiatives to maximise audience reach and impact.

To be successful in this role, you will be a talented storyteller with strong editorial skills, excellent planning and organisation skills, outstanding stakeholder consultation skills, an abundance of creativity and a flexible approach to project delivery.

A relevant tertiary qualification is desirable.

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday 6 December 2020.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, working remotely arrangements are in place. 

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date, all applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Senior Communications Officer (VPSG5)

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Hakan Akyol | 0412 265 860

Senior Communications Officer (VPSG5)