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Communications Support Officer – AWM

Closing date:   June 21, 2019
Institution:   Australian War Memorial
Salary:   $56,133 - $60,913
Employment status:   Ongoing Full-time
Location :   Campbell - ACT
Contact name:   Chris Wagner, 02 6243 4383
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.


The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial’s purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.

Reporting to the Memorial’s Media Relations Manager, the Communications Support Officer (CSO) will provide administrative and communications support to the section. Under general direction, the CSO will undertake administrative tasks relating to marketing, media, PR, sponsorship, fundraising and other functions as required by the section’s leadership team. The work involves drafting a variety of routine communications materials, minute taking, updating the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database for the section, administrating the section’s financial records, preparing and sending communication materials, preparing invitation lists for events and ceremonies, as well as contributing to the planning and implementation of events and activities. This role will involve liaising with Memorial stakeholders and other sections within the Memorial. The occupant of this position will occasionally be required to work after hours and on weekends.

The position would suit a recent communications, PR or marketing graduate.


This position requires you to have a ‘Working with Vulnerable People” (WWVP) registration through the ACT government.

For more information or to apply visit: APSJobs.

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