Stakeholder Policy and Advocacy Project Officer
Be part of a team that makes a difference
Victoria's premier farmer lobby – the Victorian Farmers Federation - is seeking a Stakeholder Policy and Advocacy Project Officer to work with the Commodity Manager – United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) to develop and manage policy, communications and projects that support UDV policy.
About the role
The Stakeholder Policy and Advocacy Project Officer reports to the Manager – UDV and works closely with the UDV team to help develop policy, communications and manage projects that support UDV policy. The role involves helping develop UDV communications activities, including social media, newsletters, farmer information nights, the website and the annual conference, as well as assisting with the development and management of projects to support UDV policy and the dairy community.
The role also involves research, analysis, development and drafting of policy positions, and implementation of policy on behalf of the UDV, including communications and provision of advice to Council and Committees as required.
Key Duties & Responsibilities include
Prepare articles relating to UDV policy and industry issues for newsletters, newspapers, media releases and social media, plus briefing notes, submissions and correspondence as required.
Assist the Commodity Manager - UDV with organisation of Council and Committee activities, farmer information nights, the UDV annual conference and other events.
Monitor industry issues and debate in the media and parliament relevant to the dairy industry and keep relevant UDV stakeholders advised on these matters.
Skills and Experience
The successful applicant will require tertiary qualifications and or demonstrated experience in policy development, agriculture or project management.
Other skills required include:
The salary range is $50,000 to $60,000 per annum, plus superannuation, commensurate with experience.
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Applicants must address the selection criteria in their application.
For more information contact the VFF Workplace Relations Department on 1300 442 481 or email@example.com. Applications close Monday 28 January 2019