Strategic Communications Advisor (VPSG4)

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Until 26 June 2023

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Other

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/612752

Reference: VG/DFFH/HV/612752

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

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.


The Strategic Communications Advisor is responsible for the coordination, development, and delivery of communications activities that promote and support the work of Homes Victoria, the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) and the Victorian Government.

The role also collaborates closely with Homes Victoria and DFFH colleagues and teams to contribute to the achievement of Homes Victoria's vision, values, and strategic priorities and positive reputation throughout the Victorian community. 

Are you:

  • A skilled writer with experience in developing tailored communications targeted to multiple stakeholders?
  • A creative thinker, able to think on your feet to respond to the various communications demands in an evolving environment?
  • Highly organised and able to proactively identify and escalate project and communications risks?


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.

Strategic Communications Advisor (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time / Until 26 June 2023

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Simon Blankenstein | 0448 894 680

Strategic Communications Advisor (VPSG4)