Community Engagement Advisor

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Work type: Permanent Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community

Community Engagement Advisor 

Permanent Full Time (flexible)

Band 6 $91,301 - $99,397 + Super + RDO

Yarra City Council is seeking an experienced community engagement professional to join our Strategic Communications and Engagement Branch as a  Community Engagement Advisor. 

If you have a passion for meaningful community engagement and love seeing community feedback play a role in decision making, this role could be for you. We’re a collaborative and creative bunch, and we need someone who can build strong relationships and manage community engagement projects from beginning to end.

With excellent project management skills, you'll plan, deliver and evaluate creative, complex and challenging community engagement projects across the full spectrum of council services. The variety and scale of projects means you’ll never be bored. IAP2 certification would be highly regarded.

We’re looking for someone who can build positive and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, contribute to our positive and collaborative team culture, and who thrives in a fast-paced, issues-rich environment.

Our benefits include a hybrid flexible workplace including a monthly RDO, opportunities for learning and development, a focus on wellbeing including a world-class EAP offering, wellbeing initiatives and very generous leave entitlements together with the support of a top-notch, creative and progressive team.

For further information contact Anya Murray, Unit Manager Strategic Communications and Engagement on (03) 9205 5042 or see the Position Description below. 

Download File 103505 - Community Engagement Advisor - Position Description -September 2022.pdf

Applications close on 5 October, 2022. 

To apply for this role, please upload your CV and a brief one page Cover Letter which addresses the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory a Police Check and Working With Children Check and evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.


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