Position Details
Reference Number 17885
Position Title Strategic Communications Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Directorate Corporate Services
Location Civic Centre
Award Classification Knox City Council Enterprise Agreement No. 9 2015 - 7
Full Time Salary $94,574.71 to $98,327.03
Hours Per Week 38.00
Position Summary

Knox City Council is positioned in Melbourne’s picturesque eastern suburbs—reaching to the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges. Our staff of more than 1000 serves a diverse and vibrant population. Connected within 25 minutes of the city by the EastLink motorway, we attract professionals with a passionate commitment to our community and their vocation within an innovative culture of excellence.

The Coordinator Strategic Communications is critical to building and maintaining trust from the Knox community in Council. This role is responsible for coordinating Council's external communications by providing high level advice relating to media relations, issues and crisis management, advocacy, publications and electronic direct mail.

This position leads a small team driving engaging, effective and strategic story telling to reach and positively influence perceptions of Council with external and internal stakeholders. You will have strong political acumen and influencing skills, the role supports senior leaders and executives to build trusted relationships with the community.


Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.


Screening Criteria Essential: 1. Demonstrated proficiency in reputation management within large and complex organisations, including issues and crisis management
Contact Person Gerard Scholten
Contact Number 0403605498
Closing Date 19/04/2019
Position Description Coordinator Strategic Communications0319.pdf
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