First listed on: 11 February 2018

Deputy Director, Internal Communications

Office of Director-General
Government Communications Unit
Media and Strategic Communications

Senior Officer Grade A
Salary Range: 
$137,415 (PN: 42286)

ACT Health is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day to day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work.

Overview of the work area and position: The Communications Branch leads and directs internal and external strategic communications, media, digital, social media and marketing activities that support ACT Health achieve its goals. The Branch manages ACT Health's brand and develops strategies and guidelines to maintain and enhance reputation. The Branch drives a high performing approach to communications, marketing and stakeholder engagement strategy, which includes: communications planning, campaign operations and measurement, online strategy and digital platform development. The Branch engages with a diverse range of external partners and stakeholders to identify and undertake opportunities for collaborative projects to improve the planning, development and delivery of health care services, develop partnerships to ensure a future supply of skilled workers for the health sector and further establish a growing base for collaborative research. This position plays a pivotal role in motivating and informing staff through the successful communication of organisational initiatives and projects. This role works closely with key stakeholders including the Director General's office. The position is an integral part of the organisational change program being developed and implemented across ACT Health.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Minimum of three year's experience in a senior communications role is mandatory. Desirable: Tertiary qualifications (or equivalent) in Communications and Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations or similar and previous experience working in large scale complex organisations, private or public setting. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police check.

Contact Officer: Elizabeth Tobler (02) 6207 5853

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Applications Close: 22 February 2018

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