Communication and Engagement Lead (1)

Communication and Engagement Lead (1)

Job Title: Communication and Engagement Lead (1)
Contract Type: Freelance
Location: Melbourne
Salary: Per hour
Start Date: No later than 3rd August 2020
Reference: 3148875
Contact Name: Vanessa Dolan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2020 13:00

Job Description

Two roles: 

A 2 month and a 3 month freelance (temporary) jobs are available within a high profile, State Government team.  You need to be able to commence this role no later than Monday 3rd August (earlier if possible).

Duties to be performed:


  • Lead the development and delivery of strategic engagement plans for key projects and initiatives in the metropolitan regions
  • Coordinate and prepare project specific collateral including, letters, postcards, website content, and other public materials to support communication and engagement activities.
  • Develop effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to lead the direction of engagement activities across regions and projects and collaborate on opportunities for improvement.
  • Prepare reports and briefs for consideration by key stakeholders on critical issues and updates to achieve positive project and program objectives.
  • Assist with stakeholder and community engagement activities which will require close liaison with local councils, residents and businesses.

Must haves:
* A tertiary qualification in communications, engagement or public relations, International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) accreditation or experience as a communications and engagement specialist will be highly regarded.

In order for your application to be successful your CV must demonstrate no less than 1 of the above 'must haves'.  This is a critical role and requires your ability to think clearly under pressure, to communicate in an engaging manner, to have a solution focussed approach to challenges and to handle competing deadlines. 
Please send your CV to Vanessa Dolan at OR apply here.
Please note that only those with the requested experience will be responded to. You must be a permanent Australian resident.  No working visa applicants please.


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