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Technical Writer – Telecommunications

Organisation : Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

Location : Sydney

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Information & Communication Technology

Sector : Other

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 2 Oct, 2020

About the role

  • High-profile consumer body
  • 6 Month Contract
  • Flexible Working Environment

In partnership with the National Farmers Federation (NFF), ACCAN has been engaged by the Australian Government to deliver the inaugural Digital Tech Hub program.  ACCAN’s role is to develop content and information on digital technologies, specifically focused on the needs of regional, rural and remote Australians.  Accordingly, under the guidance of ACCAN and NFF, the Technical Writer will develop easy to understand guides to communications services which will be published via the Hub’s online portal.

Ideally, to succeed in this position you will have relevant qualifications in a technical writer, journalism or communications discipline, or commensurate experience in a relevant role.  With excellent computer literacy, you also possess highly developed written communication skills and the ability to create a wide range of content for a variety of platforms and audiences.  A strong understanding of telecommunications and ICT solutions and equipment will also assist your success.

This is a six-month contract position with the potential to extend.  All ACCAN staff are currently working remotely, so there is flexibility on location and working arrangements.  Salary is negotiable depending on your experience and qualifications.

A position description can be obtained from our website at or upon request at

 ACCAN is an EEO employer: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people from culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


About the organisation

Organisation Name : Australian Communications Consumer Action Network

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) is Australia’s peak body representing the interests of all consumers on communications issues.  ACCAN is an important voice promoting communications services that are trusted, inclusive and available for all Australians.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your CV and covering letter identifying the position, and addressing the selection criteria to by 5pm, Friday 2nd October 2020.       

Please quote in application: Technical Writer – Telecommunications via Pro Bono Australia.



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