Position Details
Reference Number 15658
Position Title Media & Marketing Communications Officer
Employment Type Permanent
Department Governance & Communication
Location Greensborough Service Centre, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough 3088
Band BAND 6
Salary $81,372.00 to $88,466.00
Hours 38.00
Position Summary

Here at Banyule we pride ourselves on a customer-focused culture of innovation, best practice and continuous improvement.


Our dynamic Communications team are seeking a skilled, passionate and experienced Media and Marketing Communications officer to join them on a permanent full time basis. In this role you will provide practical and skilful support and advice to the organisation on a range of key communications projects within the media, public relations and marketing area.


One day you will be responding to media enquiries and developing media opportunities and the next you will be helping our internal customers with creative ways to promote their services and events. This role offers lots of variety, challenges and opportunities.


A bit about you?

We are looking for someone professional and enthusiastic who is willing bring new ideas to the table and collaborate with the team and others to get great results. You’ll have great interpersonal skills, political awareness and a radar for a good story or media opportunity. You may be a tea or a coffee enthusiast, don’t worry we accept all walks of life!


What we are looking for from you:

  • Experience in all facets of media management including risk and crisis management with the ability to initiate prompt action in matters involving sensitive and complex issues
  • Experience in and strong working knowledge of all aspects of marketing communications
  • Experience in corporate communications including website and e-marketing tools and channels
  • Experience in developing and implementing effective communications strategies that increase the positive profile of organisations and raise public understanding of programs and services

A bit about the team?

We’re a collaborative and energetic team who works with every part of the organisation on a huge variety of projects. We love getting things done and are constantly looking to improve our own practice. Delivering great customer experience and promoting and protecting the reputation of the organisation are our highest priorities.


We manage all aspects of communications for Banyule including overseeing our website and social media channels, producing publications and overseeing public relations, marketing and advertising opportunities.


What’s on offer?

  • A fun and supportive team environment – we back each other up and encourage each person to get the best out of themselves.
  • A beautiful modern office with plenty of meeting rooms and break out spaces, however we usually start our week outdoors on the terrace for our weekly meeting!
  • Access to a discounted gym membership for you to keep healthy – or just use your sit stand desk.
  • Discounted yearly myki passes, it’s great because we are really close to public transport.
  • Access to a great range of learning and development opportunities. We have internal mentoring and leadership programs or we’ll encourage you to join conferences or improve your knowledge in other ways like ted talks or web forums.

If this sounds like the role for you then call 0412 616 229 to speak to Shawn Neilsen, Communications Coordinator. For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description below. To apply, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.


Banyule City Council is a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Applications Close 11.45pm: 30 May 2018

This is a readvertised position, previous applicants of Ref:15585 need not apply.

Contact Person Shawn Neilsen
Contact Number 0412616229
Contact Email shawn.neilsen@banyule.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Gina Burden
Alternate Contact Number 94904222
Closing Date 30/05/2018
Position Description
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