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Manager Strategic Communications & Marketing - City of Hobart

Communications Managers
Contract Full Time
10 days ago
  • Lead in one of Australia's unique cities
  • Lead the whole-of-Council communication and marketing strategy
  • Curate a compelling written and visual City story

Hobart is a unique city entering a period of transformation, one that will be defined by embracing opportunities for growth that are aligned with our community vision. It is a thriving and inspiring place to live, where we all work together to make a positive contribution to our extraordinary environment.

At a time when cities are increasingly required to be globally fluent to attract capital, people and trade, innovation and imagination have never been more important. Now is an exciting time to join the City of Hobart and contribute to shaping the city for the future.

Vision for Greater Hobart in 2050 : We will live in the world's best small capital city; a city built for people that is connected, friendly and safe. Greater Hobart is thriving and an inspiring place to live, where we all work together to make a positive contribution to our extraordinary environment.

Reporting to the Head of Intergovernmental Relations and Partnerships and working strategically across all of Council, this is a critical leadership role for the City of Hobart. Requiring a dynamic, contemporary and future-focussed leader with high EQ and the passion and ability to position the City of Hobart as a globally relevant city, proud of its heritage and excited by its future. This is your opportunity to be bold and creative in helping to bring to life the City of Hobart's vision of being the world's best small capital city.

As a key member of the Hobart City Council leadership team, the Manager Strategic Communications and Marketing is an integral role for Council, responsible for leading the whole-of-Council communication and marketing strategy and aligning that to the City's vision, creating an environment driven by connection, transparency and strategies built on openness, inclusiveness and integrated communication and marketing principles.

The Manager will be responsible for forging collaborative relationships with diverse stakeholders both internal and external to the City and for providing strategic and trustworthy advice to the Lord Mayor and the elected members, the Executive, other senior staff and the community. Key to the Manager's success will be their ability to know the City, its clients, its community and proactively monitor the environment for emerging trends and issues that may impact the City.

Concurrently, the Manager will form a cohesive and professional team of experts that are internally recognised by their colleagues as the authoritative centre for advice and support on all communication and marketing messaging and activities.

To be considered for this enviable opportunity, we are seeking a contemporary and future-focussed strategic communications and marketing leader who exudes emotional intelligence, political nous and who has proven senior-level experience in Local Government, State Government, or another large complex, customer-focussed organisation. You are known for your ability to build a compelling City story in written and visual form and for your collaborative approach to building mutually beneficial relationships with your internal and external stakeholders. You are an exceptional people leader who builds dynamic, collaborative and innovative teams who are agile and adept at change.

Don't miss this opportunity to play a key role in showcasing the worlds future "best small capital city".

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Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
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