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Strategic Communications Coordinator

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation
  • Join our exciting Early Career Development Program
  • Contribute to our important Future Healthy initiative, focusing on the wellbeing of young people

VicHealth is committed to ensuring appointments represent the range of lived experience in the Victorian community. Women, indigenous people, people with disability, young people, LGBTIQ+ people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

VicHealth is the world’s first health promotion foundation. Established by the Victorian Parliament in 1987, we were the first agency of our kind worldwide to utilise a hypothecated tax on tobacco to support independent, long-term, evidence-based health promotion practice, partnerships and leadership that would translate into real-world impacts. We continue to be a global leader in health promotion, as a Collaborating Centre with the World Health Organization and a technical partner to UNICEF.

About the role

The Strategic Communications Coordinator reports directly to the Strategic Communications Manager.

In this exciting 12-month fixed-term opportunity, you will use your recent relevant qualifications and experience to provide support for all marketing and communications projects and campaigns across multiple teams and channels.

Your role will support the organisation by assisting with planning projects and communication activities, to ensure that they are delivered on time, on budget, and satisfactory to expectations.

You will collaborate effectively with teams to ensure all marketing and communications work is fully integrated and planned holistically.

About you

You’ll bring strong project coordination and administration skills to the role, along with being an effective communicator who conveys ideas and information in a clear way.

As a proactive self-starter you will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to provide efficient and effective support. Your exemplary attitude and problem-solving mindset will shine in this role.

Additional qualifications and experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications are desirable
  • Proven track record and experience working at this level
  • Ability to work with multiple systems in data analysis, and project monitoring and reporting
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working within the health, community, or government sectors.

Unit: Social Marketing & Communications Group

Tenure: Full time, Fixed Term (12 months)

Full Time Equivalent: 1.0 FTE

Classification: VicHealth Grade C

Remuneration: $ 73,039 (plus superannuation and other benefits) 

How to Apply

Applications should include a cover letter and a current resume.

The cover letter must include why the applicant feels they are suitable for the position, and also address the Key Selection Criteria from the Position Description.

If you would prefer to demonstrate your suitability for the position, as well as addressing the key selection criteria in video form rather than a cover letter, please include a video, accessible via a YouTube or Vimeo link within a short introduction document.

All applications, whether they include a cover letter, or an introduction document with a video link, should also include a current resume.

Please refer to the position description to view the associated qualifications and experience associated with the position.

Applications can be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

You may be required to undertake a Police Check and Working with Children Check, and will be required to provide proof of full Covid vaccination.

For further information about the role, please contact Marcus Flood People & Culture on (03) 9667 1386.

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