Team Leader - Communications

Job No: CSC461
Location: Officer

  • Band 8 ($103k - $122k per annum plus super and RDO)
  • Full time permanent role
  • Great new modern office environment

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work for a progressive Council in a modern Activity Based Working environment?

Only 45 minutes from the CBD down the Monash or a 2 minute walk from the train station, Cardinia has a new modern office with all the resources you could want.

This senior communications position is responsible for leading a team which provides communications advice and support to the CEO, senior management team, managers and staff. Key focus areas include leading the development and implementation of strategic communications plans for major Council initiatives, consultation and engagement activities, areas of emphasis such as Council budget and capital works projects, advocacy and issues management

Your excellent writing skills will be required to prepare clear and engaging speeches, briefing notes, news releases, articles and other communication material for councilors and senior management.

With proven experience leading teams, you will have tertiary qualifications in journalism or public relations or related disciplines, together with skills in corporate communications, issues management, media relations, website development and maintenance and research are essential.

An understanding of, or experience in a local government environment is highly desirable.


For more detail on the role responsibilities please review the full Position Description

Enquiries to Todd Trimble on 1300 787 624

Applications close Friday 23 February, please complete the online application form below to apply.

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