What you'll do

Senior Communications Manager 

What we can offer you
At Specsavers we promise to make you feel good, smart and cared for. Being Great Place to Work accredited for the last three years, this is a great opportunity to join us as we continue our path to not just be great but be the BEST place to work!

  • We are well known for valuing our people and providing a supportive, driven and inclusive culture. Beyond that, we also have a range of different benefits within the support office, that include:
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme 
  • Two free pairs of glasses
  • On site free parking
  • Birthday leave, Volunteer leave, Paid Parental leave
  • Health & Wellbeing programs
  • Fully funded Social Club – provides a wide range of activities throughout the year.

The role & team
Our vibrant, energetic and supportive Internal Communications team is looking for a Senior Communications Manager to join us on a 12-month fixed term contract. 


This is an exciting opportunity where you will work closely with the Head of Communications to develop and oversee communications strategies, events and activities to inform, educate, engage and inspire Partners, the Support Offices and store teams. You will also lead a team of Communications Executives to develop communication strategies to motivate, encourage and support them by providing relevant, transparent and timely information while maintaining our culture and personality. 

At Specsavers, we believe in adopting a hybrid approach to support our people and the future of work. When not working from an alternative location, the Senior Communications Manager will be based at our support office in Port Melbourne. 


The skills we are looking for

  • Significant internal communications management and people leadership experience, ideally within a face-paced and dynamic retail environment 
  • Extensive experience in developing, proposing and implementing end-to-end communication strategies
  • Proven experience managing corporate strategic events that link to business plans and strategy
  • Crisis communication experience is highly desired 
  • Background in building intranet strategies and proficient with content management systems including SharePoint  
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to build strategic working relationships with a diverse range of senior stakeholders


About Us
At Specsavers we believe a diverse, inclusive and flexible culture enables our people to bring their whole selves to work and be proud of doing so. When it comes to flexibility, we understand that one size doesn't fit all. Our flexible working at Specsavers enables us to work in ways that support our lifestyle to help us balance our career with the other important things in life.


Creating a great place to work for our people is pinnacle to us and along with our Behaviours is at the core of everything we do, ensuring our people feel good, cared for and smart. We like to think it’s a fun and positive place to work – why not have a look for yourself https://join.specsavers.com/au/department/support-office/ 
Applicants for the role are required to have current working rights as per, relevant government legislation.

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