Advert ID: 20008900
Assistant Director, Communications
Murray-Darling Basin Authority
Adelaide, Albury-Wodonga, Goondiwindi, Griffith, Mildura or Murray-Bridge
$108,042 - $118,861 p.a. (EL1 ). Fixed-term.
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority is an independent, expertise based statutory agency responsible for planning the Murray-Darling Basin’s water resources, with all planning decisions made in the interest of the Basin as a whole.
Our most important work is to:
We are currently recruiting for an EL1 Assistant Director, Communications, for a non-ongoing 12 month opportunity.
The Assistant Director works closely with the Communications team and wider program to provide strategic advice, manage channels and develop and deliver communication strategy, products and services.
The Assistant Director must have the ability work across the program to provide connected advice and services for business areas on engagement, media and communications.
The role requires excellent negotiation and stakeholder management skills, and extensive strategic communications experience with a focus on informed audiences. Client service skills are vital to this role, to provide sound advice and support to communicate complex information to various audience groups. An ability to think strategically whilst also playing a hands-on role to deliver communication outputs and outcomes, is a major requirement.
This role has direct supervisory responsibilities for APS level staff members, and holds key relationships with MDBA business areas, which may be located across the MDBA office network.
The key duties for the role include:
Relocation packages are available, and we are committed to a flexible and inclusive workplace that will suit you and your individual needs Joining us means you will contribute your expertise as part of an agile working environment that offers an attractive salary package, including up to 15.4% superannuation. You will also be eligible to receive a wide range of employee benefits, support for flexible working arrangements and have excellent working conditions.
We support the professional development of our people, and the chance to try new things across our variety of capabilities and work locations.
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It is easy to apply for a job at the MDBA. Go to https://www.mdba.gov.au/careers to read more about the type of people we are looking for, and what is expected of you. All you need to do is tell us what makes you the ideal candidate. Take the opportunity to work with the MDBA as we continue to build our relationships with the community in regional Australia.
Applications close 1 August 2021.
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