Consultation and Engagement Coordinator

Consultation and Engagement Coordinator

Job Title: Consultation and Engagement Coordinator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Band 7
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3003880
Contact Name: Lucia Schefermann
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 23, 2019 04:46

Job Description

Public Sector People are currently inviting applications for the role of Consultation and Engagement Officer to join a Council in the outer Northern suburbs. This opportunity is a 2 year fixed term contract with an immediate start, 80 km from Melbourne's CBD.

About the Role: 
Reporting to the Manager of Communications, you will have a leading role in ensuring Council engages with and informs our community and other key stakeholders through the effective planning and delivery of quality community consultation and engagement activities. 

The officer will work closely with staff throughout the organisation to plan and deliver community engagement activities to a high standard, with a particular focus on major projects and strategic documents

Requirements include:
  • Tertiary Degree or diploma in Communications or related area with relevant experience to the role.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Experience working in the field of consultation or community engagement including the development, implementation and evaluation of community engagement activities, ideally in the public sector
  • Proven ability to train and support staff in the delivery of quality consultation and community engagement activities
  • Demonstrated ability to apply social media and digital technologies effectively within the community consultation and engagement context
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and oral presentation skills, including experience in writing strategic documents, briefing papers and reports
Does this sound like a role for you? Then click apply!

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other Marketing and Communications roles in Local Government, please contact Lucia Schefermann on (03) 8535 3100 |

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