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Senior Communications Advisor (full-time) - Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Canberra, ACT

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The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is seeking an experienced communications professional to join our communications team in Braddon, Canberra. As the Senior Communications Advisor, you will work with a diverse range of Catholic organisations, service sectors and projects.

As Senior Communications Advisor, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting the Media and Communications Director in implementing the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference’s media and communication strategy
  • Building working relationships mainstream journalists and with professional media and communications networks across the Catholic Church in Australia
  • Preparing and disseminating media releases, statements and news stories
  • Respond to media enquiries

You will have formal qualifications in media or communications or equivalent experience. You will also have an intuitive grasp of grammar and tone of voice, and the ability to shape content for different audience needs. In return, we're offering an ethical, people-focused workplace with the space to grow your media and communications skills.

To be considered for this role, applications should address the Knowledge, Skills and Experience as listed in the position description.

Enquiries Mr Gavin Abraham [email protected]

Applications including three referees to be submitted via email to Jane Bashiruddin [email protected]

Applications close on 7 May 2018, 4pm

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is an equal employment opportunity employer and promotes and supports a family friendly workplace. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in Australia and may be required to provide a Working with Children Check or a suitable Police Check as part of the recruitment process.

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference respects your privacy. In applying for this position, you will be providing Australian Catholic Bishops Conference with personal including sensitive information. We can be contacted on 02 6201 9845. To find out more about how we will treat this information, please access our privacy collection notice from www.employmentrelations.catholic.org.au

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