Band 6 ($88,168- 104,466) + Super +ADOHybrid work model, Officer location  Contribute to shaping Council’s image and reputation within the community Together, Different Future  As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria, Cardinia Shire Council is a dynamic, progressive, and inclusive local council. Our success lies in working together, doing things differently and preparing for the future.  We’re looking for people who dream big and want to be part of creating meaningful change in our community.  About the opportunity  Join the Communications and Engagement team as a Communications Business Partner and provide high-level communications advice whilst preparing and delivering communication strategies from start to finish.  You will make an impact byDeveloping, implementing, and evaluating a broad range of communication and public relations strategies, programs, and activities to ensure effective internal and external communications that promote a positive image of Cardinia Shire Council.  What you will bringWe are looking for a candidate who possesses exceptional stakeholder engagement skills, capable of influencing leaders and negotiating effectively to ensure proactive communications solutions align with organisational needs and strategies. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in strategic communications planning, with proficiency in generating social media content, responding to media enquiries, monitoring online platforms, and producing website content. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must, alongside the ability to work collaboratively in a small team environment.  Why work with us  Activity based and hybrid work model.  Opportunities to work on innovative and impactful initiatives that make a real difference to the community.  Professional development opportunities, including training and education programs, and leadership development initiatives.  A commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, with initiatives to reduce the Council's carbon footprint and promote sustainable practices in the community.  A focus on work-life balance, with programs and initiatives designed to support employees' physical and mental well-being.  Discover these benefits and how we support and value our employees throughout their career journey.  Click here.  To apply  Please complete the online application form, including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role.  Applications close, 25th June 2024 For further information regarding the role please contact Georgia Davies-Jackson, Coordinator Communications & Engagement on 5943 4254 or refer to the position description.  Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application by contacting us on 1300 787 624.  All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check and pre-employment medicals, certain positions may also require a Working with Children Check.  You must have valid Australian Working Rights to be considered for this role.  Position Description AUD Officer 3809