National Media and Communications Manager

Location : Canberra (Ainslie)

Organisation : Anglicare Australia

Work Type : Full-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : 70,000-80,000

Application Closing Date : 05-05-2017

About the Role

About the role
The role of the Media & Communications Manager is to position and amplify the work of Anglicare Australia and its many member organisations in the wider community, and build on their capacity to work together. It offers the right person an exceptional opportunity to make a difference to Australia’s public policy and debate, and would suit an energetic and enthusiastic person fairly early in their career with high level practical and strategic thinking skills.

Specifically, the National Media & Communications Manager provides strategic communications planning and media advice and produces key materials to support that communication within the Anglicare Australia network and in the public space. She or he plays a key role in facilitating awareness and discussion of relevant news and information across the Anglicare network, and actively contributes to the development and delivery of Anglicare Australia’s advocacy, media and communication products, and project manages elements of our key events.

The National Media & Communications Manager reports to the Deputy Director.

The full position description and selection criteria can be downloaded below. Applications which do not address the selection criteria will NOT be considered.

For more information about Anglicare Australia visit or call 02 6230 1775.

Conditions of employment
– The duty statement for the position is available on the Anglicare Australia website.
– The position is offered full-time. Ongoing employment is subject to a satisfactory 3-month probationary period.
– Salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant in the range of $70,000 – $80,000 (plus superannuation and access to PBI benefits; maximum potential package $96,000).
– The role is currently based in Ainslie, ACT, although some remote work could be considered. Occasional interstate travel may be required.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Anglicare Australia
About Anglicare Australia
Anglicare Australia is a leading national voice for social change, advocating for a fair and just society with an emphasis on the most disadvantaged.

With a diverse network of 36 independent, faith based social service organisations across the country, in all, over 12,000 staff and almost 7,800 volunteers work with over 930,000 vulnerable Australians every year.

Apply for this Job

Applications should be sent via email to: [email protected], using the subject line: National Media and Communications Manager application.

Applications close at 5pm on 5 May 2017. Interviews will be held on Friday May 12.

Applications should include: a) a cover letter setting out your suitability for the role and addressing the selection criteria; b) a resume with your skills, experience, and qualifications; and c) contact details for two references with detailed knowledge of your work. Applications which do not address the selection criteria will NOT be considered.

FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact Roland Manderson at the email address above or at the Anglicare Australia office on 02 6230 1775.

Only persons eligible to work in Australia need apply.

Please quote in application: National Media and Communications Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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