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Communications Advisor

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Work type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Communications & Marketing

Communications Advisor

Mitchell Shire Council has embarked on Victoria’s last great story of growth.

Located just 40 minutes from Melbourne where the city meets the country, we’re renowned for our scenic beauty that’s rich in both history and heritage.  We’re home to a mix of beautiful natural landscapes, townships and emerging communities in some of Australia’s fastest-growing suburbs.

Come join a Local Government Organisation offering a fantastic opportunity for Community, Opportunity and Growth for the right applicant.

This is your opportunity to join a supportive organisation in an area with a projected population growth of 181,591 people.

About the Opportunity

Step into the role of Communications Advisor and spend your days crafting compelling stories and strategic communications that resonate with our vibrant community. In this key position, you’ll develop and implement communication strategies that enhance public awareness and engagement with council services and initiatives. You will manage our media relations, creating content for various platforms, from press releases and social media posts to newsletters and digital campaigns. This role offers the chance to truly influence and engage a growing audience, making a tangible impact every day. If you love blending creativity with strategic thinking, this role is for you!

This role is permanent, full-time with a Monthly ADO. Remuneration begins at $88.9K to $96.7K (Band 6) plus superannuation.

About You

Are you a dynamic and proactive communicator with a flair for storytelling? We are looking for someone with a solid background in media relations or communications, who can think on their feet and engage various audiences effectively. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of developing successful communication campaigns and a strong understanding of digital content strategies. You should be comfortable with multi-tasking and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and social media management tools is highly desirable. A degree in Communications, Public Relations, or Journalism is preferred.

For further information about this role please contact Cherelle Pymer, Communications Coordinator on 0400 143 674.

All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria in the position description. For information on how to apply, please visit our Careers page.

Please note: the successful applicant will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check, prior to commencement.

Applications close at 5pm Tuesday 23 July 2024.

Position Description

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