Communications Officer, Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria (VPSG4)

January 4, 2023

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Job Description

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $90,067 – $102,192

Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media

Reference: VG/MC2483E

  • Broad communications role
  • Help promote our specialist courts and programs
  • Maternity leave position with possibility for extension

About us

The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria (MCV) is a jurisdiction within the Court Services Victoria statutory authority, and has a long history of providing justice for the people of Victoria in metropolitan and regional courts across the state. The Court determines in excess of 300,000 cases per annum at 51 venues, equating to approximately 90 per cent of all cases that come before Victorian courts each year. The Court aims to be an innovative, accessible and responsive court that provides quality services to the Victorian community.

About the role

This role is part of the communications team at the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. The role supports our Specialist Courts and Programs Division with all its internal and external communications needs. This includes media and events. The role also assists with a busy daily media function as required. This role is an initial 12-month maternity leave position but there may be the opportunity to extend.

About you

We’re looking for a communications all-rounder with at least five years’ experience in internal and external communications, media relations and event management. A background as a journalist with court reporting experience would be highly regarded. You must be able to write for audience and impeccable grammar is mandatory.

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume
  • a short covering letter

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.

Other Information:

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19. It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.