About the role
Reporting to the Manager Policy and Advocacy, the Communications Specialist is responsible for producing, commissioning and repurposing a range of communications materials for a variety of audiences across both traditional and digital channels.
The Communications Specialist will manage the HIC communication schedule and generate and repurpose content for all HIC communication platforms including newsletters, website and social media. You will produce PR materials for external media including media releases and opinion pieces and develop posts and creative campaigns using social media channels. You will also oversee quality control for all products including reports, tender applications and other communications documents.
This important and hands-on role requires a self-motivated communications professional who is adept and comfortable with copywriting, editing, stakeholder engagement, website and social media management, and content development. You will be confident, decisive and creative, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, and work in a digital environment using a variety of digital tools (e.g., Survey Monkey, Email marketing software, Zoho). You are known for your exemplary written communication skills and the ability to repurpose high quality content for various audiences across a range of platforms. Qualifications in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing or public health are desirable. Familiarity with the health system and an understanding of contemporary health issues would be an advantage.
Health Issues Centre actively promotes diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities. Flexible work options and salary packaging benefits are available when you join this innovative not-for-profit organisation.
APPLY NOW if you are a driven and enthusiastic communications professional and want to join a small but passionate team who listen to people and champion real improvements to the healthcare system in Australia.
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Gembridge is partnering with HIC. For a confidential discussion, please contact Jenni D’Orival or Michelle Varcoe on 03 8375 9661.
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How to apply
Please quote in application: Communications Specialist via Pro Bono Australia.