First listed on: 18 December 2017

Senior Community Engagement Officer

Permanent Full Time
$93,490 pa, plus superannuation

Only 35 minutes from Melbourne CBD, Wyndham City is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia. With high social and cultural diversity, and a range of significant City defining projects, strategies and issues, community engagement is a core part of
our work.

Our Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement team is seeking a motivated individual to undertake the role of Senior Community Engagement Officer. This role offers a unique opportunity to utilise your community engagement expertise on an exciting range of projects across the organisation. If you thrive in a fast-paced, team oriented environment where no two days are ever the same, then this is the job for you.   

Reporting to the Coordinator of Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement, key responsibilities include:

  • cultivating genuine community engagement in decision making through a range of communications channels, including
    online engagement
  • building staff capacity to design, deliver and evaluate community engagement activities
  • negotiating outcomes across teams, managing projects and analysing consultation and engagement findings.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in delivering community and stakeholder engagement projects which demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the principles of public participation. Experience in delivering online engagement platforms and digital engagement methods is essential.

You will hold a relevant tertiary qualification in communications and public relations, or related field. You will hold a current Victorian Driver’s License and be required to undertake a Police Check.

To be considered for this role, applicants should complete the
online questionnaire.

For further enquiries please contact: Elyse Rider, Coordinator Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement on 8734 5462  

Applications close:  Monday 22 January 2018

Only people with the relevant right to work in Australia and agree to undertake necessary pre-employment checks as required may apply.


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