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The Muncipal Association of Victoria (MAV) is currently seeking applicants for a role within our communications team.

Media and Communications adviser

The MAV communications team contributes to the objectives of the organisation as the ‘voice of local government’ through provision of media and communications advice and support. The Media and Communications Adviser acts as a primary point of contact for media, and works with staff across the MAV to support and develop a range of print and digital communications materials for our members and Insurance members that reflect and promote the MAV’s work.

Reporting to the Manager Media and Communications, you will help achieve and deliver on media and issues management by responding to media enquiries, writing media releases and proactively identifying media opportunities and risks. You will also provide advocacy support through development of campaign content and advocacy activities. A key focus of this role also includes writing a range of print and digital communications and marketing materials to support our Insurance members and our WorkCare workers’ compensation scheme members.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced communicator with exceptional writing and media skills. The work is fast-paced, there is never a dull moment and you will be part of a small, friendly team.

For further details about this role and the application process, please visit the Hays website or contact Sarah McLoughlin at Hays on 03 9604 9673 or e-mail

Why work for us

The Municipal Association of Victoria is the peak representative and lobbying body for Victoria's 79 councils. The MAV was formed in 1879 and the Municipal Association Act 1907 and appointed the MAV the official voice of local government in Victoria.

Today, the MAV is a driving and influential force behind a strong and strategically positioned local government sector. Our role is to represent and advocate the interests of local government, lobby for a 'fairer deal' for councils, raise the sector's profile, ensure its long-term security and provide policy advice, strategic advice, capacity building programs and insurance services to local government.

Our motto is "pro bono publico" – For the public good. Through our activities we improve the lives of all Victorians.

You can help us in our valuable work.

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