Join the Australian Museum and work with us to achieve our Mission to ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change

About the Role

The Government Relations Coordinator is a crucial role that sits within the Public Affairs & Development team. This is a temporary role  offered on a full time basis for a period of 4 years.

The Government Relations Coordinator provides effective administrative and support services to facilitate the day-to-day operations of the Public Affairs & Development division and to manage the various reporting requirements to government stakeholders.

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You will be paid a competitive annual salary $75,992 – $83,211, plus employer’s contribution to superannuation (currently 11%) and annual leave loading.

About You

We are seeking someone that prides themselves in acting with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, excellent time management and organizational skills and strong stakeholder relations.  Your strong communications skills are required as the position includes liaison and coordination between all AM departments to respond and collate timely and accurate information for key Government stakeholders.

Your Knowledge & Experience

To be successful in this role you will need:

About The Australian Museum 

The Australian Museum is truly a great place to work. We aim to be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.

Recent staff survey results confirm that our staff feel valued, accepted and supported and that they believe the AM is an inclusive workplace. AM staff also report a high level of job satisfaction

The AM is located on the homelands of the Gadigal people and acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people as the custodians of the land, sky and waterways, paying respect to Elders past and present.

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Besides working together with other like-minded people passionate about the Earth and all it’s wonders, you will have access to:

How to apply

For more details, Frequently Asked Questions and how to apply for the role go to I Work for NSW. When you apply you will be prompted to answer two targeted questions in support of your application.