Corporate Communications Advisor (As Per Advertisement) - With Great Benefits

We are looking to hire an organized Corporate Communications Advisor (As per advertisement) to join our awesome team at Harness Racing Victoria in Melbourne VIC.
Growing your career as a Full Time Corporate Communications Advisor (As per advertisement) is a great opportunity to develop useful skills.
If you are strong in presentation, leadership and have the right personality for the job, then apply for the position of Corporate Communications Advisor (As per advertisement) at Harness Racing Victoria today!

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan
Job type: Full time
Organisation: Harness Racing Victoria
Salary: Salary not specified
Occupation: Communications, Marketing and Media
Reference: VG/HRV/HRV/1638098
We are seeking a motivated candidate to join our high performing team in this newly created role.

About us
Harness Racing Victoria (HRV), a statutory body, is responsible for the control, development, and promotion of the Victorian harness racing industry. With strong links to rural and regional communities, we aim to be globally recognised as the home of harness racing in Australia, creating innovative racing and events that are underpinned by our commitment to the highest standard of welfare and integrity across the industry.
The Opportunity
Within this role you will be responsible for implementing the corporate communications strategy and to lead the development of key communications and public relations activities.
Reporting to the GM Media and Communications you will be responsible for:
Assist corporate communications and drive the development of internal employee communication strategy, frameworks and content and employer brand positioning in consultation with the People and Culture team
Contribute to driving industry communications, focusing on HRV strategic messaging, drafting communications and managing the industry messaging database
Draft and develop proactive media releases
Contribute to strategy for issue and incident management and draft public relations responses and or position statements
Collegiately collaborate with the Social Media Editor to drive industry messaging across channels
Build and develop collaborative and trusted relationships across the organisation and with key stakeholders to deliver the best outcomes for the industry
Proactively provide high quality, inclusive, responsive and innovative media and communications service, support the development of colleagues and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders

About You
Ideally, you will have:
Relevant tertiary qualification in journalism, communications, public relations or a related area
Evidence of experience delivering regular corporate communications and publications, high impact campaigns, for both internal and external audiences, including issue management
Knowledge and understanding of sport and or the racing industry is highly regarded
Detail-focused and organised with the proven capacity to take on and deliver on multiple and varied projects and competing deadlines
Evidence of sound stakeholder engagement, consultation, communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with others
Competence with the Microsoft suite of products and experience and or the proven ability to work with new and emerging technology and digital media platforms
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the embedding of Harness Racing in Victoria values, mission and vision

HRV is committed to providing a flexible and inclusive work culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion. Travel between HRV Head Office located in Flemington, Tabcorp Park Melton and country clubs and regional Victoria will be required.
Given the unique nature of this position and the operational requirements of the racing industry, weeknight, weekend and public holidays work will be required outside of usual working hours, particularly during major race meetings.
Successful candidates will be required to successfully complete background checks in accordance with company policy.
For a confidential discussion please email ********
Applications close 30/06/2022

Company Benefits:
Company offers great benefits
Company offers career progression opportunities
Attractive package
victoria, VIC, AU