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Head of Communications – ACMI

Closing date:   June 8, 2020
Institution:   Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Salary:   Commencing salary of $96,942 plus super
Employment status:   Full-time
Location :   VIC - Metro
Contact name:   Not supplied yet.
Contact email:   recruitment@acmi.net.au

Situated at the very heart of Melbourne in Federation Square, ACMI explores the rapid evolution and astonishing creativity of the moving image with a vibrant, multilayered program of exhibitions, screenings, installations and commissions, festivals, and public, industry & education programs.  ACMI is the most successful museum of its kind in the world.

As we rapidly evolve towards a knowledge economy, ACMI presents its stories and objects in unique ways, spanning the conventions of traditional museums and reflecting the innovation and evolution of the moving image in our fast-moving world.  Our new $40m redevelopment will transform the institution, seeing our vision for an integrated cutting-edge technology driven visitor experience through our reinvigorated permanent exhibition and our revitalised programming, across, education, cinema and public programs come to life.

ACMI have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced communications and PR practitioner, passionate about showcasing ACMI’s brand and work through the execution of our high impact comms strategy and content-led campaigns to relaunch our new museum.  A proactive, can-do communicator, you thrive working in dynamic, fast-paced team and you have a wide network of contacts across the Australian media and influencer landscape.

Reporting to the Director of Brand & Marketing and leading a team of two, you will work closely with the CEO and wider brand team to ensure seamless integration of communications and brand strategy.  This is a career defining opportunity for an experienced comms professional with expertise in the arts, entertainment or media with an understanding of Government media and comms protocols.

This is a limited duration Grade 5 role for 12 months with a commencing salary of $96,942 plus super.  To apply for this great opportunity, click ‘Apply Now’ (below) and follow the online application process. Applications should provide a 500 word response demonstrating your ability to meet the requirements of the role outlined within the position description and be submitted together with a brief resume.

For further information on this role, please refer to the position description listed on the employment section of our website www.acmi.net.au.

Please note interviews will be held on the 19 June 2020

ACMI is a child safe workplace and actively promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children from all backgrounds.  ACMI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building an inclusive workplace that supports diverse thinking and innovation. ACMI encourages applications from First Nations People, people of culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people from the LGBTIQA+ community.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at recruitment@acmi.net.au or 03 8663 2200

For more information or to apply visit the ACMI website.


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