Director, Strategic Communications
- Drive strategic communications agenda in growing business
- Lead brand refresh exercise
- Contemporise digital assets
Silver Chain Group, a forward thinking and innovative provider of health and aged community care services across Australia seeks to appoint a dynamic and sophisticated communications professional as the company’s inaugural Director, Strategic Communications, responsible for corporate affairs, brand and marketing. This appointment comes at a critical juncture for the organisation as it continues to build stronger capability across the East Coast and as it prepares to update its corporate strategy.
Based in Melbourne and sitting on the executive leadership team, the position has responsibility over internal and external communications that lead to the development of a truly national brand, advocacy with key external stakeholders and an increasing ability to attract and retain employees. Greater community awareness of and demand for Silver Chain Group services and the ability to contribute to improved community health and ageing literacy are also key outcomes.
The successful candidate will be a communications expert who has substantial experience in relevant leadership roles leading multiple teams across internal and external communications capabilities in a large national organisation. Having provided strategic advice to the CEO and senior executives on a range of matters the appointee will also be experienced working at Board level and will have highly developed abilities in executive level conflict engagement and resolution influencing, as well as negotiation and relationship building. Recognized as creative and equipped with outstanding digital expertise the appointee will possess strong capabilities in customer experience and loyalty and will thrive being an integral part of a growing business. Experience gained within the healthcare sector ideal. Relevant tertiary qualifications essential.
Silver Chain Group provides health and aged community care services including specialist nursing, palliative care, home care and support, and allied health such as physiotherapy, podiatry and speech pathology. Their vision is to provide the world’s best health and aged care in the home so Australians can confidently live their lives as they choose.
In 2011 Silver Chain and RDNS South Australia merged to become one of the largest in-home health and care providers in Australia. Silver Chain Group now counts over 4,000 staff and 400 volunteers, and the Group assists over 100,000 people to remain living independently in their homes and community each year.
For more information on the organisation visit: www.siverchain.org.au
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To apply – please click on ‘Apply online’ using reference SCGdsc0919, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Deborah Komesaroff of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.