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Senior Coordinator Government Relations External Engagement

Job No.:563302

Work type:Fixed Term

Senior Coordinator Government Relations & External Engagement  

Summary:  Establish strong and enduring relationships with the Victorian & Commonwealth Governments, local government and the communities across the north which surround our campus.  

  • Full time, Fixed term until 6/6/23
  • Location Independent 
  • [HEO7] – TRP $103,532 - $113,892 inclusive of 17% superannuation 

About the position

The successful applicant will liaise with senior staff across the University to support the development of high-quality, timely and succinct briefing materials on government relations, strategic projects and partnership matters for the Vice-Chancellor. In addition, this role will play a key role in preparing presentations, correspondence and other communications material as appropriate. 

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain sound working relationships internally and externally and to communicate effectively with senior stakeholders on a range of sensitive and complex issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting the delivery of strategic projects and partnerships consistent with wider institutional objectives.
  • Exceptional writing skills for a range of audiences, and experience in preparing clear, succinct and high quality briefing materials
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency developing presentations
  • Relevant degree qualifications or extensive experience in Marketing or Strategic Communications

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • flexible work arrangements
  • discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm Tuesday 24th May, 11:55pm

Position Enquiries: Ashley McInnes - a.mcinnes@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File Senior Coordinator Government Relations and External Engagement.docx

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; 

Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.



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