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Community Engagement Officer, Cancer Programs

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Organisation : Meritos

Location : Sydney

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Marketing, Media & Communications

Sector : Community Engagement

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Meritos

About the role

  • Create vibrant health promotion initiatives for diverse communities
  • Support health promotion initiatives & set the standard in community engagement
  • Career development opportunity to contribute to a national social cause

The organisation
ACON is a fiercely proud community organisation. For their entire history, the work of ACON has been designed by and for their communities.
They create opportunities for people in their communities to live their healthiest lives. They strive to be a global leader in community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.
The position
The Community Engagement Officer of Cancer Programs at ACON will play an important role in ACON’s National Cervical Screening Campaign. You will create, roll out and assess a variety of vibrant, community-centric health promotion initiatives. These initiatives are specially designed to enhance awareness and participation in cervical screening among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.
About you
To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate:

  • Proven expertise in planning and executing engaging community events, collaborating seamlessly with stakeholders and internal teams to ensure flawless execution.
  • Experience in working with or partnering with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities and/or culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills, adept at meeting deadlines and managing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, adapting seamlessly to diverse audiences, including community members and stakeholders.
  • Possession of a current Australian driver’s license and a willingness to travel across Australia occasionally to support ACON’s campaigns.
  • Relevant qualifications and/or experience in public health or similar preferred.

This is a full-time position available on a two-year fixed term, with a preferred base in Sydney.

Meritos is partnering with ACON on this Community Engagement Officer, Cancer Programs opportunity. To apply for this role or obtain a copy of our comprehensive Success Profile, visit

For further information or to arrange a confidential conversation regarding your suitability, please contact Andrew Ng on 02 8000 7123. Alternatively, you can email us at:

How to apply


Please quote in application: Community Engagement Officer, Cancer Programs via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Marketing_Media_and_Communications
Sector: #Community_Engagement

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