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Senior Digital Communications Advisor
  • $120,109 per annum + Superannuation
  • Full Time Fixed Term until January 2022
  • Geelong Location

About the role

As the Senior Digital Communications Advisor you will provide support and advice to improve the digital communications experience of WorkSafe’s employees.  You will work collaboratively with stakeholders and a dedicated project team to plan, develop and implement a new internal digital communications platform.  This role will also:

  • Develop a short and long term strategic vision for WorkSafe’s new internal digital communications platform
  • Develop a targeted communication and stakeholder engagement strategy to educate and inform employees on how to effectively use the new platform
  • Develop governance and editorial guidelines
  • Provide proactive and responsive strategic and tactical communications advice about the project, identifying and managing reputational issues, risks and opportunities

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

You are an experienced Digital Communications Advisor with demonstrated experience engaging internal and external audiences. You are a creative, team oriented person who enjoys making an impact on your stakeholder or audience.  You will also possess:

  • An ability to synthesise complex material and issues to develop a clear strategic direction and document tactical plans
  • Advanced digital skills across a variety of digital platforms including a background in intranet publishing systems
  • Prior experience working on a large sale project within a dedicated project team
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues or messages clearly, simply and effectively to a range of audiences
  • An ability to build effective working relationships, with highly developed influencing and negotiation skills


Tertiary qualification in PR or Communications (or related field) preferred.

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

What’s next?

Applications close 11:00pm Monday 21st June 2021. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply for this position. You will be required to undergo a National Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Katherine Bray on (03) 4243 8895 or email

About Us

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we’re committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community.

Our future

Our goals are to embed in every workplace a proactive, prevention-led approach to health and safety across the state, and to provide a personalised, tailored service for every Victorian who comes into contact with WorkSafe.


WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.




Job Ref: KB000165
Submitted: 07-06-2021
Contact: Katherine Bray
Contact Phone: 4243 8895

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