Assistant Director, Media and Communication - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
Closes: 06 August 2019
Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $106,043 - $114,146
Position No: 44591
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 09 July 2019
Contact Officer: Andrea Close on
(02) 6205 4255
: Are you committed to positive outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people? Would you like to be part of the journey toward self-determination in the ACT? The ACT Government is seeking to appoint a skilled communicator to work with the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and Canberra's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to develop a communication strategy that promotes self-determination in the ACT. This is an exciting role that will work with key stakeholders, Ministers and community on communication activities that support positive life outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The role will also prepare communication materials that celebrate and promote the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT. The ACT is the first jurisdiction to celebrate reconciliation with its own Reconciliation Day, and this role has the potential to be involved in a range of great local events. For more information about what the ACT is doing visit https://www.communityservices.act.gov.au/atsia/agreement-2019-2028
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Demonstrated commitment to participative workplaces and customer service; demonstrated experience working in public sector Media and Communications; relevant tertiary level qualifications. This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.
Note: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Please provide a two page pitch on why you are the best person for the job, and a recent curriculum vitae.
Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.