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Community Engagement Advisor

Community Engagement Advisor

Job Title: Community Engagement Advisor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0108SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2021 13:03

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to Community Engagement professionals with knowledge and understanding of IAP2 principles to join an inner city Local Government on a contract to commence ASAP for 6 months! 

Seeking professional with extensive community engagement & communications experience as part of the Strategic Engagement team you will be responsible for planning & delivering community engagement programs along with developing communications to support these. 

This position requires you to build constructive & long lasting working relationships, providing advice and support to managers, coordinators and staff on developing and implementing community engagement and communication strategies across the organisation. 

Duties include: 

  • Provide specialist advice, research and support to the Strategic Engagement team in delivering the objectives of the organisational Communications and Engagement Framework
  • Provide specialist advice and support to staff and managers along with relevant project teams in the development, implementation and evaluation of community engagement strategies
  • Identify engagement risks and collaborate within Council to develop and implement strategies to reduce the risk
  • Promote cross-collaboration across Council in order to meet objectives and get best outcomes for the organisation 
  • Explore and implement new ideas, innovations and market research to improve community engagement practices
  • Analyse and report on engagement findings to project managers and key stakeholders 
If this sounds like you, then email me or hit apply! 

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other roles in Local Government, please contact Sarah Kettlewell on 03 8535 3111.


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