First listed on: 10 October 2021

Senior Communications Advisor 

About the role

As a Senior Communications Advisor you will work in partnership with WorkSafe’s business units and the Manager, Strategy Communications to develop and deliver engaging materials that translate and communicate objectives, projects and achievements to internal audiences.  This role is also responsible for:

  • Planning, developing and providing internal communications content, activities, advice and support in a range of formats, such as digital stories, videos, presentations and speech writing as required
  • Proactive and responsive strategic and tactical communications advice
  • Engaging with internal stakeholders

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

About you

Your communication skills and attention to detail are the key to your success in this role. You are a team orientated person who enjoys delivering, mentoring and making an impact with your team.  Ideally, you will have prior experience working in a complex organisation and will also possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and executing communications to support complex internal projects and the implementation of change
  • Proven ability to think strategically and synthesise material and issues to develop a clear narrative, key messages and persuasive presentations for senior executives
  • Strong written, communication skills and the ability to present issues or messages clearly, simply and effectively to a range of audiences
  • The ability to build effective working relationships, with highly developed influencing and negotiation skills
  • A strong ability to plan and manage workflow with excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Tertiary qualification in PR, Communications, Journalism (or related field)

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 Thursday 21st October 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.

Like wearing a seatbelt or putting on sunscreen, “prevention-led” thinking will become automatic every time Victorians step into the workplace.

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


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