Senior Communications Officer

Canberra, Australia
22 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $80,756 - $92,957 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time (part-time flexible working hours can be negotiated), Continuing (Contingent Funded)

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads 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.

Crawford School of Public Policy is Australia’s leading public policy school, with recognised world-class expertise and experience in economics, political science, environmental management and development, and on key Asia-Pacific countries, especially China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and Indonesia, as well as Australia.

The National Security College is a unique joint venture between the ANU and the Australian Government and sits within Crawford School of Public Policy, College of Asia and the Pacific. The College conducts programs relating to national security, international affairs, policymaking and Australia’s interests, including executive and professional development courses, post-graduate education, research, policy discussions, conferences and outreach.

The NSC is seeking a creative and motivated digital communications professional, who is eager to engage with national security issues and willing to take a 'hands on' approach to building and managing our brand.

The Senior Communications Officer will deliver a wide range of communications and marketing activities that will enhance and promote the work of the NSC in the community and among stakeholders; including through the development and delivery of web-related services and print publications. The successful applicant will play a vital role in maximising the NSC’s business opportunities, public presence and contribution to public debate.

Periodic non-standard working hours and occasional travel will be required due to events and functions.

For further information please contact Ms Sharon Dean, Chief Operating Officer NSC, E:

Closing date: 6 September 2019

Position description: NSC Senior Communications Officer PD

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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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