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Communications Officer


Employer: Hepatitis NSW
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Communications & Marketing, Health Promotion
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 18 March, 2019.
Applications close: 03 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Hepatitis NSW (based in Surry Hills NSW)
  • Full-time, 35 hours per week
  • Salary $72,952 (including superannuation and annual leave loading)
  • Full salary packaging available

At Hepatitis NSW, we are more than a community based organisation of health educators, support workers, advocates, and resource developers. We are a globally-respected team dedicated to eliminating viral hepatitis in NSW. We have responsibility for a campaign running across NSW, in partnership with a range of stakeholders. We’re looking for a project officer - is that you?

You would have responsibility for leading:

  • Development, production, implementation, and evaluation of the campaign
  • Leadership of a supportive and effective Communications Strategy Advisory Committee
  • Ongoing innovation – including increased use of video and story telling
  • Relationships and communication with key stakeholders – NSW Ministry of Health, media buyers, Local Health Districts (LHDs) and other agencies.

You’ll be a confident team-player and have relevant qualifications or experience in media and communications, social services, health or education, highly developed verbal and written communication skills, and exceptional organisational abilities.

You will be able to develop an understanding of the medical and social implications of viral hepatitis, and have a commitment to harm reduction as it relates to injecting drug use and viral hepatitis. You will also the ability to develop an understanding of and familiarity with the culture and values of Aboriginal communities and of culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

We offer an inclusive culture, great learning and development opportunities, and benefits such as salary sacrificing, extra paid leave around New Year, an Employee Assistance Program, and Education Leave.

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