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Policy, Research and Events Officer

Organisation : ACON

Location : Sydney

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Advocacy, Community Services, Policy & Research

Sector : Gay Lesbian Bi Transgender Groups

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $74,883 -$77,504

Application closing date : 25 Nov, 2019

About the role

We are seeking an experienced policy & research professional to apply their strong policy and research experience to influence health policy to better address the health needs of people of diverse sexualities and genders.

This position develops and coordinates ACON’s engagement with, and participation in, research. It facilitates an integrated approach to research that enhances ACON’s evidence-based methods of program & service delivery and advocacy. The position also contributes to our ongoing policy and advocacy work, evidence development and develops events to share our knowledge and expertise.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated understanding of the health access and equity issues that affect sexuality and gender diverse people coupled with the ability to coordinate a diverse range of research processes and activities, including ethics reviews, research surveys, and policy submissions.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : ACON

ACON is Australia’s largest health organisation specialising in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

As an employer, ACON provides a professional, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the position and the workplace that you’ve been looking for, find out more at www.acon.org.au/jobs or download the Position Description for instructions on how to apply.

This position is based in Surry Hills NSW. Applications close Monday, 25 November 2019.

All applications must include:

  • a completed Application Form,
  • a cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description, and
  • a copy of your Resume (including Referees). 


ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people of diverse sexualities and genders and people with HIV to apply.

Please quote in application: Policy, Research and Events Officer via Pro Bono Australia.

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