Director Social Marketing and Communications - WorkSafe

Job Title: Director Social Marketing and Communications - WorkSafe
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Victoria
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-01-09
Reference: JO-1812-92723-3
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2019 11:04

Job Description

  • Join a future focused leadership team driving transformation
  • Lead a high caliber group of professionals
  • Balance career and lifestyle in beautiful Geelong location

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we're committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers  and the community.

WorkSafe Victoria is dedicated to supporting all Victorians to be healthy and safe at work and to recover from any workplace injury or illness as quickly as possible. As the manager of Victoria’s workers compensation scheme, the organisation plays a critical role in the lives of all Victorian employers and workers. Led by an ambitious executive team, the organisation is working towards WorkSafe 2030, a long term strategy aiming to ensure that the organisation provides an inclusive, empathetic and tailored service for every Victorian who comes into contact with us and embeds a proactive, prevention- led approach to health and safety in every workplace.
Reporting to the Executive Director of External Affairs, the Director Social Marketing and Communications will be responsible for the overall strategic leadership of the function, providing clarity and direction to a team of highly capable and driven professionals. Engaging and partnering with a diverse range of stakeholders internally and externally, you will support the delivery of the WorkSafe 2030 strategy by leading an integrated social marketing and communications strategy, managing external creative agencies and providing confidence of sound governance to the executive and Board.
A strategic leader, you will have a foundation in communications and marketing and have demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver strategic outcomes. With a strong understanding of the  public sector, you will appreciate good governance practices and bring strengths in stakeholder engagement in complex, issues  rich  environments.  Importantly you will be a passionate, visible and collaborative leader who develops your team and the broader executive. Your conceptual and analytical skills, ability to navigate complex environments and exceptional verbal and written communication are second to none and will ensure your success in  this exciting transformational role.

To apply online, please click on the “apply now” button and submit your cover letter and resume, if you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Natasha Diamond on (03) 9929 9556 or Jarrod McLauchlan on (03) 9929 9515.
WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce  that reflects the Victorian community they serve.