Marketing & Communications Advisor

City of Parramatta Full Time Permanent 25/11/2021


The City of Parramatta is going through unprecedented change and transformation as it becomes Sydney’s Central City. The intensity of growth and investment in City of Parramatta means that Council, its partners, and community have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the City’s future and ensure it is culturally, socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable.

As one of Australia’s fastest-growing cities, Parramatta is a home for transformational leadership, innovation and new ways of thinking.

The City of Parramatta Council is currently looking for 2 Marketing and Communications Advisors to join the team. Individuals with proven experience in leading the development and implementation of end-to-end marketing and communications campaigns and initiatives to:

  • Develop powerful City and Council marketing, promotions, communications, advocacy, partnerships and programs to achieve Council and City goals and objectives
  • Positively position Parramatta as a destination of choice for people to live, work, play, invest, do business and study
  • Collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders with influence to achieve goals and objectives

About the Role
The Marketing & Communications Advisor is responsible for creating and executing integrated marketing, promotion and communications tactical campaigns and initiatives that aligns with the City and Council brand to increase the positive profile of the City and Council, and drive consideration, visitation and investment to the City. This position is responsible for managing activity to cross functionally design, coordinate, and deliver tactical marketing and communications that actively reach and target identified market segments to achieve strategic objectives. Key components of the role include effective and efficient management of projects to ensure high quality and timely delivery of campaigns; manage the marketing and communications activities for Council and City which are data-driven and with a digital first approach; and establish and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders to achieve optimal collaboration to achieve strategic marketing and communications objectives.

About You
You have at least 5 years’ of experience in marketing and communications in a related sector. You are a smart, energetic, highly driven, proactive and motivated individual with an entrepreneurial spirit and exceptional project management and communications skills. You are experienced in managing competing priorities and tight deadlines. You are data-driven with a digital-first mindset . Experience with a broad range of media-buying experience is desired but not essential. You have excellent interpersonal skills with experience managing internal and external stakeholder relationships. The successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification in marketing, communications, or other related field.

What’s on Offer?
We are offering an attractive salary from $ 114,209.52 p.a plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to Know More?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description. For a confidential discussion please reach out to Linda Na on 02 9806 5068.

How to Apply
Candidates MUST apply online and with a CV and a cover letter that addresses your experience based on the role description and why you are interested in the City of Parramatta. Applications close 9pm, Thursday 09 December 2021 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

Successful applicants are subject to COVID-19 Vaccination requirements as per Public Health Orders and/or City of Parramatta’s Vaccination Policy. Evidence of vaccination may be required, and Council will consider reasonable adjustments required as a result of approved vaccination exemptions where possible.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol-free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive and flexible workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQI+, transgender and gender diverse people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and veterans.

If you require any adjustments or accessibility support during our recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise us here at recruitment@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au . Please ensure to indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).

City of Parramatta Council acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land and waters of Parramatta, the Dharug peoples. We also acknowledge the present Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who now reside within this area.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

Previous applicants, in the last 6 months, do not need to reapply.