Communications Officer, Common Corporate Platforms (VPSG4)

January 4, 2023

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Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / Fixed Term until 30-June-2023

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $90,067 – $102,192

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/1670106


At Digital Victoria we are upping the ante – we know in order for Victoria to thrive that we need to be ambitious about transforming the way we do digital.

The Common Corporate Platforms (CCP) program team will deliver modern, cloud-based platforms and process consolidation across Whole of Victorian Government (WOVG) functions for Human Resources, Procurement and Finance.

CCP have an exciting fixed term (until 30-June-2023) opportunity available for an experienced communications professional who would like to gain experience working in a WoVG project team.

This role will deliver high-quality, timely and effective content and engagement activities to stakeholders ranging from VPS staff to senior industry leaders.

Additional responsibilities will be to:

  • Plan, write and edit material for a wide variety of purposes
  • Provide expert editorial and branding advice to stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively across the organisation to ensure the delivery of effective communications
  • Contribute to the effective management of the program brand and reputation.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills across a range of high-quality communication materials
  • Strong planning and organisation skills with demonstrated project management acumen
  • Ability to think strategically about projects, provide holistic solutions and seek out clarity when faced with ambiguity
  • A tertiary qualification in communications, marketing or equivalent industry experience would be highly regarded.

We’re a start up in government, so the pace is fast, the culture is collaborative and the opportunity is endless.

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday 08 January 2023.

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

Current VPS employees are strongly encouraged to apply via the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) platform.

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:

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department’s obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act), to support this DPC has a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination policy which requires all DPC employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless an exception applies).

To be able to meet the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination requirements and for the department to meet its obligations under the OH&S Act, the department will request employees provide their vaccination information (including 3rd dose / booster) or evidence of an exemption throughout the recruitment process.

Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment to the department.

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.