Media and Communications Officer

Work type
Temporary Part Time
Dandenong Civic Centre
Corporate Services

$89,582 - $97,647 pa (pro rata plus super)

Temporary Part Time (30 hours per week – 6 month position)

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and motivated communications professional to join the Media & Communications team at the City of Greater Dandenong.

You will be responsible for the full production of our monthly community newsletter, speech writing, a variety of communication campaigns, assisting with media responses and community engagement.

You will have excellent writing and communication skills, sound knowledge of the media, the ability to meet tight deadlines and excellent customer service skills. Relevant tertiary qualifications in journalism or communications are required.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Media and Communications Officer Position Description - 144KB

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Kylie Sprague, 8571 5359 or 0417 475 870
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 24 September 2021