[ASC-list] MEDIA OFFICER - Brisbane

Sarah Tennant Sarah.Tennant at qimr.edu.au
Wed Jul 15 05:57:41 UTC 2009


The Queensland Institute of Medical Research is one of the largest
medical research institutes in the southern hemisphere, with programs in
areas such as cellular and molecular sciences, epidemiology and
population health, human genetics, cancer biology, biotechnology,
infectious diseases and vaccine development. 

We are looking for a Media Officer to help raise the profile of QIMR
both nationally and internationally. With a proven record of working
effectively with the media, you will know how to source and pitch a
story that demonstrates how our research improves the health and
wellbeing of all people. 

You will be naturally inquisitive, have strong interpersonal skills,
initiative and the ability to write in an engaging manner for a diverse
range of communication channels. Your primary responsibilities will be
scoping media stories, preparing media releases, coordinating media
events, developing relationships with key media contacts and monitoring
QIMR's media activity. Working in a small communication team you will
also contribute to regular news bulletins, provide media advice to
researchers and others, and contribute to wider communication
activities. A science degree is essential. 

Salary range is $39,147 - 43,788 (pro rata) per annum commensurate with
skills and experience. This is a part time position for 4 days per week
for a period of 12 months. 

For further information regarding the position please contact Sarah
Tennant on 3362 0291 or Sarah.Tennant at qimr.edu.au
<mailto:Sarah.Tennant at qimr.edu.au> .  The position description and
selection criteria are available at
http://www.qimr.edu.au/employ/index.html . 

Applications should address the selection criteria, include curriculum
vitae, proof of qualifications, and the names, and contact details of
three professional referees.  

Send your application, quoting 42/09, to vacancies at qimr.edu.au
<mailto:vacancies at qimr.edu.au>  or Human Resources Officer, Queensland
Institute of Medical Research, PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, QLD, 4029.
Applications close Friday 17 July 2009. 

The Human Resources Officer
The Queensland Institute of Medical Research
PO Royal Brisbane Hospital QLD 4029 

E-mail: vacancies at qimr.edu.au <mailto:vacancies at qimr.edu.au> 



Queensland Institute of Medical Research


Sarah Tennant

Science Communication Manager 


300 Herston Road, Herston QLD, 4006

PO Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, 4029

Tel: +61 7 3362 0291 | Mobile: +61412 553 004 | Fax: +61 7 3362 0102

Email: sarah.tennant at qimr.edu.au <mailto:vivienne.johnson at qimr.edu.au> 

http://www.qimr.edu.au <http://www.qimr.edu.au/> 


Better health through medical research


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