Deputy Manager, Communications

Canberra, Australia
08 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $97,812.00 - $104,717.00 plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Continuing

  • Work with a small, dynamic team to communicate the impact of research at the College of Asia and the Pacific  Provide leadership by developing excellent communications practices to achieve strategic objectives  Work across the college to elicit, edit and disseminate the college's stories 

Position overview:

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific plays a leading role in intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The ANU Strategic Plan by 2020 reaffirms the College’s strategic ambition to excel in research, education and outreach and engage in public debate nationally and internationally. The Deputy Manager – Communications works within a multidisciplinary team in the College of Asia and the Pacific. The team is responsible for strategic communications, public relations, stakeholder engagement and marketing.

The Deputy Manager - Communications is a senior advisor to the Manager – Communications, Engagement and Marketing, The College executive, and a range staff across the college and on external and internal communication activities providing high level advice, guidance and support in the design, development, and implementation of communications practices. The Deputy Manager plays a key role in planning and the resolution of complex matters, leading a small team of communications professionals to deliver high quality and robust communications on behalf of CAP to support and promote the College and University’s strategic goals.

For all enquiries about this position, please contact Alex Nichols, Manager, Marketing and Communications


Closing date: 24 February 2019

Position description: Deputy Manager Communications.pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. 

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