About the role
About the role
Reporting to the Manager Education and Inclusion within our Communication and Engagement Branch, this is a fantastic opportunity where you will manage the day-to-day operations of our Education and Inclusion team.
In this exciting role, you will be responsible for supporting, coaching, and developing a team of five Community Engagement Specialists and a pool of casual Democracy Ambassadors, who are responsible for providing education and innovative engagement strategies to those traditionally under-represented in Victoria’s State and local council elections. This includes people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, First Nations People, people with unstable housing or in prison and young people.
You will be responsible for ensuring our service levels and reporting targets are met, workflow processes and workload for team members are managed and actioned within agreed timelines. Your passion for leading people combined with a strong commitment to community engagement will drive successful team performance and ensure electoral engagement strategies are successfully planned, implemented, monitored and evaluated.
To be successful in the role, you will be a strong people leader ideally with experience in a community service setting. Your exceptional communication and relationship management abilities will support team members to be inspired and creative in developing effective and impactful voter engagement programs. You will have proven people management, coaching and team development capabilities, paired with a passion for innovation and excellence in community engagement.
About the organisation
About the VEC
The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) conducts State and local council elections and is responsible for promoting public awareness and understanding of electoral issues in the Victorian community. Our vision is for all Victorians actively participating in their democracy.
We offer a supportive environment that encourages continuous leadership development and career growth as well as providing a diverse and inclusive environment where you will be comfortable in bringing your whole self to work.
We have wellbeing programs and initiatives which aim to promote a culture of positive wellbeing, including an Employee Assistance Program and a social club.
We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive. For any queries or requests please contact HRMailbox@vec.vic.gov.au
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Education and Inclusion Team Leader via Pro Bono Australia.