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Communications Coordinator

Queen Elizabeth Centre

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/10/2017

Job Category:

Marketing / Communications

Job description:

·         Located at Noble Park

·         0.6 FTE, fixed term contract until June 2019

·         Experienced communications coordinator to implement high quality digital communications

·         Newly created role


For 100 years the Queen Elizabeth Centre (QEC) has provided specialised care, support and guidance to help parents manage the many challenges that arise during early parenthood, from before birth until 48 months. Many of our families are exposed to serious adversity including family violence, trauma, alcohol and substances abuse and mental health problems leading to reduced capacity to provide safe, consistent parenting. Our programs support families to achieve better life outcomes for their children, transform and develop family resilience, community connections and develop stronger social capital, major determinants of individual and community health.


QEC is entering an exciting era with an unprecedented interest and commitment in child and family services as part of the major reforms in the social services sector. This role is newly created to support the maintenance and growth of QEC’s profile in working with vulnerable children and families of Victoria.


The Communications Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the communication and stakeholder management strategies; the timely delivery of communication initiatives; communication collateral and projects. The Communications Coordinator will implement high quality communications across a range of electronic and traditional channels for both internal and external communications ensuring consistent messaging that is aligned to QEC’s values and brand.


To be considered for this exciting role, you will possess:

Minimum 3 years of experience in communications with tertiary qualifications in Communications or equivalent.

Experience in the development and implementation of organisation-wide communication and stakeholder management strategies.

Experience in implementing high quality targeted communications utilising a range of channels.

 Proven written skills for communications purposes (please attach two examples to your application).

A thorough understanding of, and interest in, social media and digital communications.


In return you will be offered a competitive salary, and attractive salary packaging options. This is a great opportunity to join QEC to work on this exciting journey of continuous quality improvement. 

To be considered for the role, please submit a written application addressing the above five criteria and your Resume to the Acting Manager, People and Culture, QEC, by COB Wednesday 18th October 2017.


For a detailed position description refer to under employment.  For further information please contact People and Culture on 9549 2741.


Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Police Check, international police check (if applicable) immunisation status, evidence of qualifications and Working with Children Check.