Manager Strategic Communications and Customer Service | Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Nunawading
Close Date: 29/05/2021
REF: WHCmsc0521
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Manager Strategic Communications and Customer Service

Fixed Term
Nunawading
Close Date: 29/05/2021
REF: WHCmsc0521
  • Be part of a journey to transform from ‘Good to Great’
  • Create and lead an impactful communications platform
  • Develop a centre of customer experience excellence

 
The Position
Help transform community’s experience interacting with Council by creating and leading contemporary communications strategy, customer service and strategic marketing. Engage the community across a variety of channels, including media, website, social media and direct community liaison. Your extensive experience in strategy development, influencing senior leaders, and agile problem solving will help you succeed in developing an emerging centre of customer experience excellence at Council.
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, and as part of the senior management team, you will lead communication and stakeholder strategy formulation and the implementation of initiatives to improve stakeholder engagement, clear communications, manage issues and messaging and enhance Council’s reputation across key stakeholder groups. You will be highly motivated to align and meet the needs and demands of external and internal customers.
The successful candidate will bring a track record of leading a communications or marketing function with superior written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to present impactfully to groups. A dynamic and contemporary outlook along with lateral thinking are necessary attributes.
Tertiary Qualifications in Communications, Public Relations or relevant discipline are important.
The Organisation
Located 15 kilometres east of Melbourne’s CBD, the City of Whitehorse is a major hub of cultural, commercial, business and innovative activity in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Its almost 179,000 residents live in the suburbs of Blackburn, Blackburn North, Blackburn South, Box Hill, Box Hill North, Box Hill South, Burwood, Burwood East, Forest Hill, Mitcham, Mont Albert, Mont Albert North, Nunawading, Surrey Hills, Vermont and Vermont South. The city is culturally diverse,
At the City of Whitehorse, community is at the heart of everything. To stay ahead of the evolving changes and needs of the community, the organisation is undertaking an exciting transformation journey that will transform ways of working and will empower employees to be innovative and constantly striving towards providing excellent customer experience at all times.
To apply – click on ‘Opportunities’ at www.fisherleadership.com and select ‘Apply Now’ clearly quoting reference code, WHCmsc0521, submitting a brief cover letter along with one impactful example (150 words max) against each Key Selection Criteria and your current CV. For further information please call David Baber of Fisher Leadership on +61 1300 347 437. Applications close: Saturday 29 May.

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