Vacancy Details

Team Leader Communications 

  • Full-time, ongoing leadership position  
  • Salary starting at $89,177 plus super  
  • You will be joining a supportive and progressive team 

Do you love sharing stories and developing engaging content? An exciting opportunity exists for you to join our Communications team. 

 

The Role 

As the Team Leader Communications, you will strategically identify, plan, and facilitate opportunities to promote Wodonga Council and develop Wodonga’s image through traditional media and online channels.  

You will work across the organisation to identify stories and activities to promote the work of Wodonga Council to the community and key stakeholders, producing accurate and effective communications for a range of channels and audiences. 

 

About you 

To be successful in the role you will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation. 

As the successful candidate, you will also be able to demonstrate the following key selection criteria. 

  1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in online communication channels and strategies 
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of the operations of the print and electronic media and experience in identifying story opportunities. 
  3. Demonstrated ability to work in a communications advisory capacity to staff at all levels of an organisation. 
  4. Demonstrated ability to prioritise requests, review priorities and reorganise workloads to achieve professional responsibilities with agreed timeframes. 
  5. Demonstrated excellent communications, professional writing and customer focus skills. 

 

Working with Wodonga Council 

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community. 

Locals enjoy short commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and a lifestyle at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age and ethnic background. 

 

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of: 

  • Flexible work arrangements; 
  • A healthy and safe environment; 
  • Access to our fitness passport; and, 
  • Learning and development opportunities.

 

Applications and Enquiries 

Click the Position Description to view more information about this position.  

 

Application method  

Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (listed above), resume and a brief cover letter. 

Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria may not be considered. 

The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of a National Police Check COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate and Victorian Working with Children Check prior to commencement. 

 

Applications close Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 5pm 

Enquiries: Manager Communications, Marketing and Customer Focus - Kellie Davies | 02 6022 9398 | kdavies@wodonga.vic.gov.au