Position Details
Reference Number 13975
Position Title Advocacy & Community Engagement Facilitator
Job Type/Status Permanent Full Time
Salary Range $94,162 to $104,851
Group/Unit Chief Executive Office/Corporate Planning & Projects
Classification Band 7
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The Advocacy & Community Engagement Facilitator plays a key role in supporting Council and the Executive management team in the development, design and implementation of a range of advocacy activities that are consistent with Council’s Plan and Council’s advocacy priorities.


Job Tasks & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Coordinator Innovation & Advocacy, this position will work across the organisation to develop and implement advocacy action plans, facilitating evidence based advocacy responses and resources.  Areas of responsibility include:

  • Work with Council and Executive to develop and implement evidence based advocacy strategies and initiatives and provide support to internal units on key advocacy issues
  • Identify patterns, trends and opportunities that will influence the strategic direction of Council and provide recommendations to Council and Executive Team
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluations of plans and policies across Council
  • Provide high level consultation and a range of advocacy engagement practices and activities
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships and networks

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A proven successful record of community engagement, advocacy, evidence and contemporary communication
  • Thinking which responds to the needs and aspirations of the Mornington Peninsula community
  • Expertise in researching, planning and developing a range of advocacy and community engagement strategies, policies and programs
  • Advocacy, engagement and facilitation skills to develop partnerships with business, community and government agencies and support others to achieve agreed outcomes
  • Ability to incorporate and deal with sensitive and confidential internal and council issues
  • A good knowledge and skills in research methods, design, implementation and analysis

The successful candidate will:

·         Hold an Employee Working with Children Check (mandatory)

·         Be prepared to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check (mandatory)

·         Hold a current Drivers Licence (mandatory)



Contact Details

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Tania Treasure 5950 1447.


Please submit your application, including cover letter and resume, by 12 noon, Friday 16 November 2018.


Please note: you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident to apply for this position.



Agency applications will not be accepted for this position.
Contact Person Tania Treasure
Contact Number 59501447
Contact Email tania.treasure@mornpen.vic.gov.au
Closing Date 16/11/2018

Position will close 12.00 noon
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