First listed on: 18 May 2018

Senior Community Engagement Officer 

Temporary Full Time
(Maternity Leave Replacement until June 2020)
$93,490 (pro rata) pa, plus superannuation

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. A tertiary qualification in communications and public relations, or related field coupled with experience in delivering online engagement platforms and digital engagement methods.

To be considered for this role, applicants must clearly address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the online questionnaire.

For further enquiries please contact: Elyse Rider, Coordinator Strategy and Stakeholder Engagement on (03) 8734 5462  

Applications close:  Sunday 3 June 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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