Work for us

The MAV is seeking an Online Communications Coordinator on a 12-month contract role.

We are also seeking expressions of interest for roles on the MAV Insurance Board.

Online Communications Coordinator

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Online Communications Coordinator to oversee the MAV’s internal and external online presence including two public websites, our member’s extranet and our intranet.

Your initial primary responsibility will be to oversee redevelopment of our intranet. Working closely with our IT and corporate teams, your role will include a content audit, coordination of vendors, and updating our existing information architecture and design layouts to improve usability.

You will have a passion for best practice website architecture, usability and accessibility compliance. Experience in web/intranet development, knowledge of Sharepoint administration, in-browser configuration skills, and familiarity with Google Analytics and Squiz Matrix are desirable. Front-end design skills (e.g. HTML, Photoshop and CSS) are also a requirement.

In addition to a relevant tertiary qualification, you will possess a minimum of three years’ experience in delivering online services within a dynamic business environment.

You will also possess excellent writing skills, a can-do attitude, and the ability to motivate and seek input from other team members.

About Us

The Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) is the peak representative and advocacy body for local government in Victoria.

You will be part of a small, busy communications team who all pitch in to get the job done. This position involves a reasonable amount of autonomy, so you need to be self-motivated and task-oriented.

The role is initially being offered as a 12 month contract. A salary of $80,000-$85,000 plus superannuation will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

If this role sounds like you, please get in touch.

How to apply

Applications are open until Friday 2 November, 5.00pm and should be sent to Debbie Jones at humanresources@mav.asn.au.

Any questions about the position can be directed to Debbie Jones on 9667 5521.

MAV Insurance Board – Expressions of Interest

The MAV Board is seeking expressions of interest for three independent members of the MAV Insurance Board with skills in accounting/finance, insurance and/or marketing.

The MAV Insurance Board has responsibility for the management of two of MAV’s insurance schemes – Liability Mutual Insurance and Commercial Crime, which provide liability, professional indemnity and fidelity insurance to local authorities respectively.

The composition of the MAV Insurance Board includes four independent members with insurance or other relevant expertise (of which one is the chair), one MAV Board member, the MAV President, three council CEOs/General Managers and the CEOs of the MAV and Local Government Association of Tasmania.

The positions require attendance at six MAVIB meetings of two to three hours per annum and a special meeting in September or October annually to consider the audited financial statements. The positions may require attendance at additional meetings, functions or events.

Key skills required of the role include:

  • A deep understanding of the insurance industry, and/or
  • Expertise in a relevant discipline/s, including accounting, underwriting, legal, actuarial, marketing, risk management, investment or other relevant discipline
  • High level strategic thinking
  • An ability to work cooperatively with peers
  • Ability to meet fit and proper person requirements

It is expected that applicants will have no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to the MAV Insurance Board’s functions and roles or can successfully manage any potential or actual conflicts of interest.

The remuneration for the positions is $15,000 per annum. Further information is provided in the Application Form.

Applications are open until Friday 2 November, 5.00pm and should be sent to Owen Harvey-Beavis at humanresources@mav.asn.au.

Any questions about the positions can be directed to Owen Harvey-Beavis on 9667 5584.

Why work for us

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

Today, we are 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.

We value diversity and employ young people, mature-age workers, working parents, people with disabilities, and people from Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander and non-English speaking backgrounds.

Our motto is 'pro bono publico' – for the public good. Through our activities, we improve the lives of all Victorians and you can help us in our valuable work.

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