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Marketing Officer – City of Ballarat

Job Title: Marketing Officer – City of Ballarat
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ballarat
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-05
Reference: JO-1908-96949-3
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email: paris.plompen@davidsonwp.com
Job Published: August 06, 2019 17:20

Job Description

  • Balance lifestyle with career in beautiful Ballarat
  • Salary: Annualised Band 6 (with RDO $84,708 ‐ $91,505 + super)
  • Design contemporary marketing campaigns that promote Ballarat

Have you ever thought about working in a picturesque and evolving regional Victorian centre? Balance lifestyle and career in the City of Ballarat!
 
About the City of Ballarat
The City of Ballarat, 100km west of Melbourne’s CBD is one of the largest inland regional cities in the country. Ballarat is uniquely located with easy access to Melbourne, Geelong and Bendigo and is the Western Victorian capital for a region of 250,000 people.
 
The City of Ballarat has a growing economy that attracts and retains innovative businesses, employs a highly skilled workforce and attracts new residents whilst promoting the city’s unique heritage and vibrant cultural life.
 
Join an energetic, contemporary and progressive Council, in this newly created role at the City of Ballarat Council.
 
The role
The Marketing Officer will play a key role in developing and implements key communications and marketing strategies for the organisation to promote Ballarat.  The position reports to the Coordinator City Marketing and will be a key member of the Communications and Marketing Team, which is part of the Innovation and Organisational Improvement division. Responsible for implementing key communications and marketing strategies for the whole organization to promote Ballarat.
 
Specifically, the Marketing Officer will be responsible for the development and implementation of proactive, high‐impact and multi‐channel marketing and advertising campaigns that promote Ballarat. Furthermore the Marketing officer will operate as a marketing advisor for City of Ballarat business units, CEO, Mayor and Councillors to develop and implement innovative end‐to‐end marketing strategies and campaigns; and compiling copy and collateral for events, projects, services and initiatives to enhance the communications and relations between Council, the City of Ballarat, the media, the community and the broader region.

About you
To be considered for this exciting opportunity, the City of Ballarat are seeking a dynamic, innovative and energetic Marketing Officer with demonstrated experience in the development and execution of a broad range of innovative marketing and advertising campaigns and. You will demonstrate strong stakeholder engagement capabilities with the confidence to navigate complex stakeholder relationships both internal and external to your organisation. Tertiary qualifications in Marketing / Public Relations / Communications coupled with experience working within a government department, media or similar organisation that has required political sensitivity will be expected. The ability to speak both English and Mandarin would be of benefit.
 
To Apply
For further information on the City of Ballarat and to obtain a copy of the position description, please go to https://www.davidsonwp.com/clients/city‐of‐ballarat.
 
The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.