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Media & Communications Officer

Community Legal Centres NSW
  • Part-time permanent (21-28 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary: $90 - $99K pro rata + 9.5% super + salary packaging.
  • Exercise your creativity and independence across a range of responsibilities.
  • Work with a small, experienced team advocating for progressive law reform and access to justice in NSW.

Community Legal Centres NSW is recruiting a part-time (up to 4 days/28 hours per week) Media & Communications Officer. If you're passionate about access to justice, human rights, and how to use media platforms and communications tools to inspire and persuade, this might be the job you're looking for.


  • Experienced in working with a range of traditional and new media platforms.
  • Able to demonstrate the capacity to work effectively with the diverse range of communities that make up CLCNSW’s constituency, particularly First Nations peoples.
  • Organised and able to juggle competing priorities.
  • A creative thinker and problem-solver. You like finding new ways to get things done.
  • Consultative, collaborative, and compassionate. You like being part of a team.
  • Have relevant qualifications/experience (preferably in a non-profit organisation).
  • Confident with a variety of communications tools, including content management and other software systems.
  • Into storytelling and crafting communications for different audiences.


  • Contribute to the development and implementation of media and communications strategies and plans.
  • Create and manage content for websites, socials, media, and printed publications.
  • Support the law reform, sector development, and other priorities of our organisation.
  • Work with a team of staff and volunteers across the sector.

The Media & Communications Officer works with the Policy & Advocacy Manager to lead the organisation’s work advocating for progressive law reform and access to justice and supports community legal centres to develop their advocacy, media, and communications skills.

You don't need to be an expert in all of the selection criteria. You do need to be a bit of an all-rounder, have a sense of what you're best at, and a willingness to give new things a try.

In the spirit of quality communications, we encourage you to show, not tell, in making your application.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

If you have any questions about this position, please email Vijhai Utheyan at [email protected], using the subject line: Media & Communications Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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