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Communications Officer

Location : Australian Capital Territory (Civic city centre )

Organisation : National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)

Work Type : Part-time

Salary Type : Hourly

Salary : $62,400 pro rata @ 22 hours per week, with option for 15K salary sacrifice

Application Closing Date : 22-06-2018

About the Role

About The Role

NEDA is currently seeking a part-time (22hr per week) Communications Officer to be based in our office in Canberra. This role is for a period of 12 months and is ongoing, subject to funding.

We are seeking an experienced Communications Officer to join our small team of advocates. This dynamic role would suit a well organised and focused individual who is efficient, has an eye for detail and enjoys managing multiple priorities, utilising sound judgement and initiative.

The ideal candidate will:
– Be dedicated to protecting and advancing the rights of all people with disability from CALD backgrounds; be committed to the promotion of multiculturalism and inclusion
– Possess an ability to drive all media and communications activities of the organisation
– Be able to work independently in a proactive and confident manner with little daily support or direction

Position Responsibilities

The successful applicant will report to NEDA’s Senior Research & Policy Officer and will undertake diverse media and communications activities to meet NEDA’s strategic priorities, and will be responsible for:
– Driving and managing NEDA’s website and social media
– Developing and engaging in meaningful and creative communication campaigns with key stakeholders and the wider disability sector, including the coordination of media releases
– Building audiences and engaging with members online
– Coordinating and disseminating newsletters and other important content
– Undertaking special tasks on an ad hoc basis, as required.

About you
With a capacity to work independently you have experience in a similar communications role. You have a demonstrated ability to use targeted communications to drive stakeholder engagement. Additionally, you possess highly developed interpersonal and communications skills and an absolute attention to detail.
In addition:
– you will have a lived experience of disability, and/or be from a migrant/refugee background, and/or have professional experience working in a communications role (desirable).
– Possess tertiary qualifications in a relevant disciple (desirable)
– Have experience in visual design and print management (desirable)
– Previous experience working within a NFP or in a similar role (desirable)

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)
National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA) is a national Disabled People's Organisation (DPO) that advocates federally for the human rights of people with disability, and their families, from migrant and refugee backgrounds.
NEDA is a founding member of Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPOA)

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Dwayne Cranfield

Email : ceo@neda.org.au

How to apply for this job?
For all enquiries about this position, please email NEDA’s CEO Dwayne Cranfield at ceo@neda.org.au
All applications must include:
- A resume with your skills, experiences and qualifications
- A cover letter detailing how you possess the values, skills and experiences for this position (no more than 3 pages)

Please quote in application: Communications Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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