Publications Editor

Location : Australia, Melbourne, Victoria

Organisation : Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS)

Work Type : Part-time

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $79,118 - $81,865 per annum (pro-rata)

Application Closing Date : 19-03-2018

About the Role

  • 0.4 FTE, Two year contract
  • Level 4.1 – 4.2 ($79,118 – $81,865 pro rata)


The Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) is looking to recruit a part-time Publications Editor to assist with VCOSS publications and ensure the continuous high standard of VCOSS online and hard-copy material.

The successful applicant will sit in the VCOSS Communications Team and report to the VCOSS Communications Manager.

You will possess a strong understanding of the different tones and writing styles required for different audiences and you will have strong attention to detail, excellent editing and copywriting skills. The main focus of the role will be editing, although article commissioning and original writing will also be required.

You will have highly developed interpersonal skills and the capacity to build positive relationships with a wide range of people and to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.

Salary and conditions of employment are governed by the VCOSS Enterprise Agreement 2014 and VCOSS policies and procedures.

VCOSS values and embraces differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. People from unique or diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this position. Please advise if you require specific support to apply and we will work with you to identify the best way forward.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS)

VCOSS is the peak body of the community sector in Victoria. It raises awareness of the existence, causes and effects of poverty and disadvantage. VCOSS is a unique membership based organisation with a rich history in social justice advocacy in Victoria.

Apply for this Job

Position Description : PD_180306_Publications Editor_FINAL

Please provide your written application including CV and statement addressing the selection criteria to by midday Monday 19th March 2018.

Contact person:
Ryan Sheales
Communications Manager
(03) 9235 1000 or email

Please quote in application: Publications Editor via Pro Bono Australia.


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