Media & Communications Officer

Full-time position available
Closing: Friday, 13 May 2022

Working closely with the CEO, you will be a highly motivated and dynamic media & communications professional with the potential to reach great heights in your chosen profession. You will help develop and drive communications strategies to ensure ACCAN is well represented in all forms of media and well positioned to offer expert advice to consumers.

You should have relevant tertiary qualifications in public affairs, marketing, journalism or communications (or equivalent) and a minimum of two years’ experience in a public affairs role.

Essential skills for position:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to write a wide range of content for various platforms and audiences
  • Experience in media liaison
  • An understanding of consumer issues – ideally in the communications sector
  • Demonstrated capacity to work autonomously to tight deadlines as part of a team
  • Experience in writing for web, using content management systems and working with graphic designers
  • Experience driving communications strategies in a multi-media environment

Benefits & Remuneration:

A salary is negotiable depending on your experience and qualifications. Please contact ACCAN for more details.  In support of a work/life balance, benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

A position description, including selection criteria, can be downloaded below.

ACCAN is an EEO employer: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, persons with disabilities and people from culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your CV and covering letter identifying the position, and addressing the selection criteria to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Tel: 02-9288-4000

All applications should be sent no later than close of business Friday 13 May 2022.

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