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Media and Communications Officer - Judith Neilson Institute

Monday, August 19, 2019

     Media and Communications Officer 

The Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism & Ideas is looking for an outstanding individuas to join a small, dynamic team committed to supporting quality journalism in Australia and internationally through grants, education and events.

As the Media and Communications Officer, you will be responsible for communicating the Institute’s activities and projects in a lively and creative way.

You will manage the Institute’s website and social media accounts, produce press releases and other written and visual communications, and expand the Institute’s relationship with Australian and international media outlets.

The position would suit an individual with 5-7 years’ experience as a journalist or in the media industry. The right person needs to be articulate, creative and a very good writer, with outstanding social media skills and excellent judgement. Multi-media skills will be an advantage.

• Communicate Institute’s activities, projects and achievements in a lively and creative way  
• Produce all Institute external communications
• Manage the Institute website and social media accounts
• Build and maintain a network of domestic and international media contacts
• Monitor and record media reports on the Institute and Institute projects
• Monitor developments in journalism of relevance to  Institute aims and projects
• Undertake other projects and activities as required
Skills and Attributes
• Articulate, creative, and a great writer .
• Excellent judgement and an ability to work autonomously
• Very high - level social media skills  
• The  ability to produce and manage content on the Institute’s website .
• Very high attention to detail .
• The ability to build and maintain an extensive network of media contacts in Australia  and internationally.
• 5 - 7 years experience as a journalist or in a media organisation       

See the full job description.

Remuneration for the position will be based on experience.

Applicants should submit a covering letter and resume by 5pm August 19th to


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