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Communications Advisor


It’s an exciting time to join the Information & Digital Technology (ID&T) team as we have just begun yourtown’s Digital Transformation journey.

Over the next three years, this will see us become a digital leader in Human Services, using innovative technologies to improve the lives of children, young people, and families across Australia and enable a truly digital workforce. 

We know where we are headed and we are looking for talented and dedicated IT professionals to help us meet the challenges of this next stage of our operations.

These newly created opportunities will give you the scope to put your mark on the role, make it your own, and along the way be involved in supporting the business towards technology nirvana.

About the role

In this newly created role of Communications Advisor you will support the organisation-wide digital technology transformation. You will coordinate the internal and external communications, to support the successful implementation and enterprise-wide adoption of new technology and business process.

Your other key responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting creative and compelling written, verbal and visual communication for a variety of projects for internal and external channels;
  • Creating communications plans for all Technology transformation projects and tracking actions and deadlines;
  • Extensive collaboration with stakeholders to ensure alignment of communication activity  and to develop and implement new communication channels;
  • Being an advocate for Tech for Mission digital strategy.

About you

To be successful in this role you have:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a similar role at an enterprise level;
  • Strong experience communicating content for varied audiences across multiple digital media platforms;
  • Proven experience working on multiple projects and creating communications plans to support project delivery;
  • Strong knowledge of change and it’s impact on business and people;
  • Great communication skills complemented by a strong creative flair, with an ability to use data to gain insights and inform decisions;
  • Excellent relationship building and influential skills to promote the yourtown digital agenda;
  • Excellent analytical skills and critical thinking coupled with a results driven attitude.

For a full Position Description please visit: https://careers.yourtown.com.au 

About yourtown

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. Our services include Kids Helpline, training and employment services for young people, parent education and specialist accommodation for families. We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.

how to apply

To submit your application click Apply Now.

Contact: Tharshi Thavapalan, Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0466 943 401.

In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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