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Communications Advisor

Maternity Leave Replacement for 12 months


Reference: 4605152

  • Temporary full time (Maternity Leave Replacement 12 months)
  • Band 6 ($83,840-$90,837) plus 9.5% Super plus monthly ADO
  • CBD Fringe Location

About the opportunity

Maribyrnong City Council is undergoing significant change in population growth, redevelopment, and a transitioning economy is leading to an influx of new residents, businesses and opportunities. Maribyrnong is becoming a sought after residential area and a destination for foodies.

Our Public Affairs and Community Relations Department is seeking an enthusiastic communication professional who wants to be part of a great team that is known for delivering results.

The role is responsible for providing a wide range of media and communications tasks for a portfolio of internal clients, including responding to media queries, writing media releases and speeches, developing communication plans, writing and editing articles and publications, as well as social media.

About you

You will need strong writing and organisational skills, well-developed interpersonal skills, the ability to build positive relationships with external and internal stakeholders, experience dealing with media, and relevant tertiary qualifications.

Your previous experience may have been gained in a consulting, government or a large corporation.

Join our team at Maribyrnong.

Enquiries: Christine de Kock on (03) 9688 0189.

We are a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to child safety and supporting the best interests of children in all our operations. Council encourages young people, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Applications Close: 24 Mar 2019