Advertised: 10 Aug 2021
Applications close: 24 Aug 2021

Work type: Temp Full Time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Management
Business and Industry Chamber Lead

Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay and is where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economy.

Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team.

About the Role…

The Frankston City Business and Industry Chamber (BIC) will be the principal not-for-profit business alliance of Frankston City whose mission will be to support the development of an innovative and connected business community. Founded by Frankston City Council, the BIC will expand upon the good work of the previous Frankston Business Network and will support Council’s aim for Frankston to become an epicentre of innovation, growth, industry, modernity and thinking.

The BIC will represent and promote the city’s business and industry interests, produce events and manage a diverse marketing and public relations campaign. As the Frankston business and industry community continues to evolve and reinvent itself, the BIC will advocate for and seek to revitalise the city alongside the innovators who chose to call Frankston home. The BIC will advocate, influence and deliver policies and outcomes to drive economic growth and create opportunities to invest, work, live and visit the city.

What are we looking for?

Frankston City Council seeks to appoint an experienced leader to support the development and establishment of the new Frankston City Business and Industry Chamber, who will have the skills to reach, influence and strengthen the voice of Frankston City’s business and industry community.

You will bring to the role:

  • Strong understanding of Local, State and Federal government environment and the demonstrated ability to effectively navigate the political system to promote policy and advocacy for BIC members
  • Proven experience as a leader and mentor, with ability to effectively engage business leaders
  • Commercial and business savviness, including but not limited to the subject matter areas of health, education, innovation and small business
  • Demonstrable marketing, promotions, public speaking and media engagement and public relations expertise
    Proven ability to effectively and persuasively develop, communicate and implement strategic plans
  • Demonstrable relationship management skills, particularly in a corporate and community environment

Why you would like to join us…

Be a part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Rostered Day Off
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities
  • Purchased leave
  • This position is a Band 7 currently remunerated between $100,139 to $111,644 per annum, plus superannuation

You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, a current Driver Licence and Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check.

Frankston City Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities.

Frankston City Council has zero tolerance for child abuse. Protecting children and preventing child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.

Head here to see the Position Description for a full listing of required skills and experience, and to apply for the role.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or have any questions, please contact Dana Harding on 0451 113 089, or via email.

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