Communications Officer

Full-time, 1-year Fixed Term Contract, based in Darwin  Be part of an exciting opportunity!Menzies School of Health Research is looking for a Communications Officer to develop and deliver engaging written content for internal and external communications, media, branding and marketing, events and social media. You will support the Marketing and Communications Manager in aligning communications activities with Menzies strategic priorities, with a focus on building Menzies profile locally, nationally and internationally.With over 35 years of achievement in health and medical research, Menzies is currently setting its strategic direction over the future 5 years. This is an exciting time to join the team in the Communications role. What you will bring to the roleTo be successful in this role you must be highly motivated, organised, able to work in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will assist in the development and implementation of Menzies’ communications, marketing and branding strategies and initiatives, events related processes, and play a lead role in their implementation and delivery.You also possess:A tertiary qualification in a highly relevant field with at least four years’ subsequent experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education or training.Exceptional written & oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective communication, relationships and networks with colleagues, stakeholders and partners.Proven technical knowledge and strengths in marketing, advertising, brand management, social media, and communications.The ability to lead respectful and collaborative communications activities empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples voices.Proficiency in the Microsoft office suite, basic design software, databases, and web editing skills. Why MenziesMenzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses. If making a positive health impact in Australia and across our region excites and motivates you, join us as we continue to translate our research into effective programs and partnerships in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and find enduring solutions to health problems that matter.As a recognised national leader in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, education and research training, Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and for whom we work. We seek to amplify First Nations voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position. Benefits of working for MenziesExciting career opportunity with one of Australia’s leading health research institutesLead change and help make a positive impact6 weeks annual leave, significant salary packaging benefits and other market leading conditionsAttractive salary package $113,280 - $121,890 pa including superannuation and salary packaging benefits.How to Apply:Applicants are required to provide a cover letter, resume and to address the selection criteria in the Position Description. To obtain the Position Description, or for more information on how to apply for this position please visit Menzies careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au/  Or phone Human Resources 08 8946 8409. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact: Georgina DornierActing CommunicationsMedia and Marketing Manager:Georgina.Dornier@menzies.edu.au Closing date:  Sunday, 28 August 2022 To obtain a Position Description, please click here   Position Description 113280 AUD Darwin 0800

Communications Officer

Full-time, 1-year Fixed Term Contract, based in Darwin

 

Be part of an exciting opportunity!

Menzies School of Health Research is looking for a Communications Officer to develop and deliver engaging written content for internal and external communications, media, branding and marketing, events and social media. You will support the Marketing and Communications Manager in aligning communications activities with Menzies strategic priorities, with a focus on building Menzies profile locally, nationally and internationally.

With over 35 years of achievement in health and medical research, Menzies is currently setting its strategic direction over the future 5 years. This is an exciting time to join the team in the Communications role.

 

What you will bring to the role

To be successful in this role you must be highly motivated, organised, able to work in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will assist in the development and implementation of Menzies’ communications, marketing and branding strategies and initiatives, events related processes, and play a lead role in their implementation and delivery.

You also possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in a highly relevant field with at least four years’ subsequent experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education or training.
  • Exceptional written & oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective communication, relationships and networks with colleagues, stakeholders and partners.
  • Proven technical knowledge and strengths in marketing, advertising, brand management, social media, and communications.
  • The ability to lead respectful and collaborative communications activities empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples voices.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft office suite, basic design software, databases, and web editing skills.

 

Why Menzies

Menzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses. If making a positive health impact in Australia and across our region excites and motivates you, join us as we continue to translate our research into effective programs and partnerships in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and find enduring solutions to health problems that matter.

As a recognised national leader in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, education and research training, Menzies is committed to providing a culturally inclusive and supportive work environment, and ensuring our workforce is representative of the people with and for whom we work. We seek to amplify First Nations voices in all aspects of our work, and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for this position.

 

Benefits of working for Menzies

  • Exciting career opportunity with one of Australia’s leading health research institutes
  • Lead change and help make a positive impact
  • 6 weeks annual leave, significant salary packaging benefits and other market leading conditions
  • Attractive salary package $113,280 - $121,890 pa including superannuation and salary packaging benefits.

How to Apply:

Applicants are required to provide a cover letter, resume and to address the selection criteria in the Position Description. To obtain the Position Description, or for more information on how to apply for this position please visit Menzies careers website: http://careers.menzies.edu.au/  

Or phone Human Resources 08 8946 8409.

 

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact:

Georgina Dornier

Acting Communications

Media and Marketing Manager:

Georgina.Dornier@menzies.edu.au

 

Closing date:  Sunday, 28 August 2022

 

To obtain a Position Description, please click here