Communications Officer (Part-Time)

Make an important contribution to the health of children, Work with one of Australias most respected medical research institutes, Gain valuable experience in the not-for-profit sector.

Over the past 60 years, Childrens Medical Research Institute (CMRI) has become one of Australias most highly regarded independent medical research organisations and a world-leader in the areas of embryology, cancer research, neuroscience, genomics and gene therapy. Our vital work, aimed at finding cures for childrens genetic diseases, is made possible by a loyal network of community supporters and national fundraising campaigns like Great Cycle ChallengeTM and Jeans for Genes. 

The successful applicant for this part-time (3 days per week) position will report to the Head of Marketing and Communications. It is essential the applicant have high level written communication skills and demonstrated scientific communication skills. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Leading internal communications initiatives that support interdepartmental collaboration, Institute culture and knowledge sharing
  • Creation of content for and management of internal communications channels, such as intranet and newsletters
  • Collecting up to date information on research programs for impact and grant reporting to donors, funders, and other stakeholders
  • Preparation of reports, news stories and other communications around research and Institute activities for use by various internal stakeholders and external collaborators
  • Assistance with general communications as required

You will be provided with a competitive remuneration package in accordance with qualifications and experience. Additional benefits include the provision of a Public Benevolent Institution salary packaging scheme and participation in an employer-contributed superannuation fund. 

Closing date for applications is 12th April 2021. 

22/03/2021 $0 Parramatta & Western Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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