Senior Media Adviser, Energy (VPSG5)

Job posted: 08/10/2020
Applications close: 22/10/2020 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Essential Services Commission

Salary: $98,396 - $119,052

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/ESC/D01217

Reference: VG/ESC/D01217

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

  • As our Senior Media Adviser, energy you will have a strong grasp of the role media plays in promoting the important work of an independent industry regulator.
  • You will have a flair for creating coverage-worthy events that strengthen our reputation and key relationships.
  • You will use your excellent media skills to educate the community about their rights as energy consumers.

    The Essential Services Commission promotes the long term interests of Victorian consumers with roles spanning energy and energy efficiency, water, transport and local government.
    Are you are a great storyteller who understands what the media needs, writes high-quality media releases and knows how to put together a great coverage-worthy event?
    If this is you, and you want to work in a high performing team where we all support each other to deliver great results, we want to hear from you.

    The Senior Media Adviser, Energy is responsible for

      • developing and implementing effective media strategies to promote the commission's role as the state's energy regulator

      • identifying and responding to emerging media issues and opportunities to maximise our reputation as a leading regulator

      • working with key internal stakeholders (the head of strategic communication and energy division) to develop and implement effective, forward thinking media strategies and strategic events

      • building constructive and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders with a focus on forward planning and collaboration

      • developing and implementing the annual energy communication and engagement plan.

    Additional information is contained in the attached position description.

    Applications must be made through the Job and Skills Exchange / Careers Victoria website by midnight, 22 October 2020.

    For further information regarding the role please contact Michelle Bryne, head of Strategic Communication on (03) 9032 1300.

    About us
    As Victoria's independent economic regulator of essential services, we regulate a range of sectors and work to promote the interests of all Victorian consumers. Our work spans regulatory functions in electricity and gas, water, local government and the transport sectors.
    We make regulatory decisions relating to our sectors (including price determinations, licensing, compliance and enforcement, and customer protection).
    We administer the Victorian Energy Upgrades program which provides access to discounted energy-efficient products and services to cut the state's greenhouse gas emissions.
    We provide advice to ministers on a range of economic and regulatory matters.
    If you are interested in being a part of an organisation that promotes the long-term interests of Victorian consumers while supporting your development and offering flexible working options, this opportunity could be right for you.

    How to apply
    Please include the following in your application:

      • a professional cover letter outlining your response to the key selection criteria categories, and relevant experience relating to this opportunity

      • a current resume.

    Please note this role will be subject to 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.

    We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, we will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities.
    We look forward to receiving your application.

  • Senior Media Adviser, Energy (VPSG5)

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    Michelle Bryne | (03) 9032 1300

    Senior Media Adviser, Energy (VPSG5)