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Australian Museum – Communications Manager

About the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum operates within the NSW Department of Trade and Investment. The Museum provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The Australian Museum is the first museum in Australia; founded in 1827 its mission is to inspire exploration, understanding and care for our world. The Australian Museum is at an exciting time in its evolution with a new Director, transformational development works underway and significant plans for the future expansion of the Museum.

About the role

The Communications Manager develops and delivers communications, increasing general awareness of the Australian Museum and positioning the Museum positively with media, government and other key stakeholders.  The Communications Manager proactively manages potential media issues, oversees internal communications and generates positive coverage about the Museum through earned and owned channels.

Essential Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate

Applicants must submit:

  1. A one to two page covering letter which addresses the above essential requirements and capability framework.
  2. An example of a communications plan you have created and implemented.
  3. Resume

Please note that only applications submitted through Jobs NSW will be considered.

Enquiries: Kirsten Downie, 02 9320 6360.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

New employment legislation applies to the NSW public sector with effect from 24 February 2014.  All current and new Public Service non-executive employees will be employed at a classification level and assigned to a role rather than appointed to a position. Employees may be re-assigned to other roles at the same classification over time, in line with organisation priorities and/or personal development plans.