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Employee Communications Advisor

Employee Communications Advisor

Job Title: Employee Communications Advisor
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0811SKE
Contact Name: Sarah Kettlewell
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2021 15:03

Job Description

Public Sector People (PSP) are currently looking to speak to an experienced Communications Advisor to join a Local Government on temporary, full time 6 month contract based in Melbourne South - West. 
  • ASAP 6 month contract 
  • Band 7
  • 38 hours week
  • Growth council in Melbourne south-west
As the successful candidate you will be responsible for the support and development of the Council's Employee Communication & Engagement strategies. This will include internally promoting the organisation goals, workplace culture and major projects. Partnering with key stakeholders across the organisation to provide advice and guidance on the development of a range of communication channels. 

Key Requirements:
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in advising and managing on a broad range of Communication and Engagement plans and strategies including understanding of, and experience in, the development of effective corporate or internal communication strategies and practices for a range of applications – particularly with a focus on cultural change and improvement.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels and influence where appropriate.
  • High level skills in assessing and evaluating the employee communications needs and options for a large modern workforce.
  • Demonstrated ability in a range of contemporary communication media including but not limited to social media, digital photography and video, and web content authoring.
  • High level stakeholder management skills – able to work closely with stakeholders at all levels and provide expert advice, support and direction on employee communications matters.
For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity or other positions within Local Government, please contact Sarah Kettlewell on (03) 8535 3111