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Media and Communications Manager

– Looking to take the next step in your career?
– Work for a leading not for profit organisation
– Full time contract position to 29 June 2019
– North Sydney location close to transport

Carers NSW is the peak body for carers in NSW. We are a not-for-profit organisation connecting and empowering carers across NSW and improving their quality of life through activities, programs, training and policy advice. We advocate for carers of all ages and circumstances.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this standalone Manager Media and Communications position is responsible for overseeing the efficient delivery of Carers NSW media and communications activities. This operational role includes communications and media activities, event management including activities for Carers Week, design and production of promotional and program material, website maintenance and coordination of social media.

As the successful applicant, you will possess the following essential criteria;
– Tertiary qualification in communications or relevant discipline, coupled with experience in communications, event management or public relations.
– Highly developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively negotiate and liaise with a wide cross section of people, including internal staff, partners, service providers and the wider community.
– Demonstrated experience with website maintenance and social media activities.
– Ability to assist in managing multiple projects that meet deadlines and remain within budget.
– Excellent interpersonal, written and communications skills, with a high level of proficiency in content writing and ability to write to a high standard.
– Knowledge of design skills such as Adobe suite, Illustrator and Photoshop.
– Experience briefing design jobs to Graphic Designers.
– Excellent computer skills and understanding of database management and on-line research tools.

This varied position will require both strategic and operational oversight of media and communications for Carers NSW, so would ideally suit someone that has worked in a standalone position previously, or within a small team.

The salary is between $90-95K plus superannuation, with access to salary sacrificing benefits.

North Sydney 2060

Carers NSW


The Position Description, outlining the selection criteria, is available to assist with your application. See the ‘Instructions for Applicants’ http://www.carersnsw.org.au/about-us/employment/instructions-for-applicants on how to address the Essential and Desirable Selection Criteria for this position. For further information, please contact our HR department on: (02) 9280 4744.

Please forward your application addressing the Selection Criteria to Human Resources – jobs@carersnsw.org.au or PO Box 785, North Sydney NSW 2059
Carers NSW recognises the value of diversity in its workplace and acknowledges the contributions that people of diverse backgrounds bring to the organisation.

A criminal record check will be required as a condition of employment.



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