Communications and Engagement Advisor

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Communications and Engagement Advisor

Temporary, Full Time (Flexible) position until 31 August 2019

$82,081 - $89,467 + RDO + Super


We’re looking for an excellent writer with a background in corporate communications, project management, issues management and community engagement to join Yarra Council’s Communications and Engagement team. 

Yarra is a dynamic, progressive and high profile inner-city council. As Communications and Engagement Advisor, you’ll work on a diverse range of communications and engagement projects that have real outcomes for our community.

As well as planning and managing projects and campaigns, you’ll be writing for print, website, media and social media.

You’ll be part of a supportive, fun and collaborative team who are committed to pursuing best practice. We offer a flexible workplace, opportunities for professional development and training, and a strong focus on health and wellbeing.

We’re looking for a team player and critical thinker, someone who is creative, flexible, has sound political judgement, and who enjoys working in a highly collaborative team. If that sounds like you, please apply!

For further information see the position description or contact Jessica Matrakis, Senior Coordinator Communications and Engagement, on 9205 5042 or

Download the Communications and Engagement Advisor position description

Applications close on 1 August 2018.

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently experiencing issues with our normal eRecruit system and we accepting applications through SEEK.  For your application to be considered you are required to submit a cover letter, CV and response to the key selection criteria.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.