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With brilliant work happening through the Prevention Centre, we are looking for a Senior Communications Officer and a Digital Communications Officer to join our team. Further details, including the position descriptions, can be found below. We look forward to hearing from you.

Senior Communications Officer

Working to the Communications Manager, the Senior Communications Officer will manage, write, edit and produce high-quality communications about the Prevention Centre, its work and people.

This is a great role for someone who is truly passionate about writing and has the ability to quickly and efficiently turn complex concepts into targeted messages for diverse audiences.

Although no two days will be the same, responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the development, writing and production of content for the Centre’s research programs
  • Leading the production of the Centre’s external e-newsletter, The Chronicle
  • Collaborating on website administration, maintenance, content development and strategy
  • Providing writing and editorial support
  • Contributing to communication for events and social media
  • Building communication capacity within the Centre and its networks.

Further details

If this sounds interesting, please on this link Position Description to read more about the role.

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria to jobs@saxinstitute.org.au with the subject heading: Senior Communications Officer.

Please contact the Prevention Centre’s Communications Manager, Ainsley Burgess at ainsley.burgess@saxinstitute.org.au if you have further questions about the role.

Applications close: 5pm, 28 February 2021.

Digital Communications Officer

The Digital Communications Officer role is newly created position that has been established to lead the implementation of the Centre’s digital strategy, ensuring that the Centre’s reputation is maintained and its research is promoted to target audiences.

This is a great role for someone who has excellent writing and editing skills who is looking to bring innovative ideas around online communication to a dedicated and focused team.

Although no two days will be the same, responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining content for multiple audiences and channels (including creating social media content, managing the Centre’s website and preparing electronic direct messages)
  • Creating and upkeeping content (ensuring all digital content is relevant and in line with guidelines)
  • Sourcing images to complement messaging (ensuring there is a library of appropriate images to use to support public health messages)
  • Monitoring and evaluating channels and campaigns (using data from Google Analytics and Google Search Console to collect insights)
  • Overseeing supplier relationships (including web developers and graphic designers).

Further details

If this sounds interesting, please click on this link Position Description to read more about the role.

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria to jobs@saxinstitute.org.au with the subject heading: Digital Communications Officer.

Please contact the Prevention Centre’s Communications Manager, Ainsley Burgess at ainsley.burgess@saxinstitute.org.au if you have further questions about the role.

Applications close: 5pm, 28 February 2021.