Engagement Coordinator

  • Wodonga City Council
  • 104 Hovell Street, Wodonga VIC, Australia
  • Feb 17, 2021
Full time Strategy and Planning

Job Description

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Generous salary packaging benefits
  • Great organisational culture and supportive team environment

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.

If you want to enjoy shorter commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and be at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more, then a move to Wodonga is the move for you.

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.

The Role

This position will have a leading role in ensuring Wodonga Council engages with and informs our community, key stakeholders and staff through the effective planning and delivery of quality consultation, engagement and communications activities.

Duties include developing and implementing engagement and communications plans for the council and business units as well as taking a lead role in delivering internal communications for the organisation.

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 below key selection criteria.

  1. A knowledge of community engagement and the ability to develop and deliver community engagement plans
  2. Demonstrated excellent communications, professional writing and customer service skills.
  3. Demonstrated experience in working with websites, social media and other online tools
  4. Demonstrated experience in working with and engaging stakeholders in a variety of settings.
  5. Strong organisational skills with the ability to plan and prioritise work to achieve set objectives.

Applicants from all cultures and genders welcome.

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 will not be considered.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of a National Police Check prior to commencement.

Any enquiries regarding this position may be directed to Manager Communications, Marketing and Customer Focus, Kellie Davies on 02 6022 9398 or 0418 657 746.

To apply visit www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/careers; applications close Sunday February 28, 2021.

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Engagement Coordinator - March 2021.pdf

Job Closing Date

Feb 28, 2021