[ASC-list] Canberra - CSIRO Job opportunity

Jesse Shore jesse at prismaticsciences.com
Sun Sep 2 13:51:17 UTC 2012

Communication Manager - Food, Health and Life Science Industries 

CSIRO  <http://www.linkedin.com/companies/163279?dspporc=&trk=jobtocomp> -
Black Mountain, Canberra (Canberra Area, Australia) 

Job Description

*	Key leadership role 
*	Deliver high impact communication campaigns based on world leading
*	Work for an organisation making a positive impact for Australia 

The Position: 

Experienced in Communication leadership and looking for a change? CSIRO's
communication team has a 12 month term vacancy for a Communication Manager.
In this role you would be responsible for developing and implementing the
external and internal communication strategies and activities to promote
CSIRO's contributions to Australia in the area of food, health and life

In this role you will draw on your experience developing strong
relationships to effectively lead a small team, so together you can develop
proactive media strategies and respond to media and public enquiries and
provide specialist communication advice and assistance. 


Helping you to achieve results in this role will be your editorial skills,
expertise in communication and interest in the latest outcomes of scientific
research and development. 


Specifically you will: 

*	Develop and execute internal and external communication plans 
*	Lead and manage a small team 
*	Develop proactive media strategies and respond to media and public
enquiries and opportunities 
*	Assist in responding to Parliamentary enquiries, events and
Government information requests, and to prepare Ministerial briefs 
*	Contribute to the development of CSIRO's communication standards and
procedures and implement these within the Division and the Group 

Location: Black Mountain, Canberra
Salary: $89K - $96K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Ref no: ACT12/02810
Tenure: 12 month term 

Closing date: 16 September 2012 

Desired Skills & Experience

To be successful you will have: 

*	Relevant experience and/or tertiary qualifications in
communications, marketing, journalism or a related field. 
*	Experience in a leadership role running an effective and efficient
work team 
*	An ability to implement and evaluate strategic communication plans,
with a track record of achieving results 
*	Experience in areas of corporate operation or media management

Company Description

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is
Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse
research agencies in the world. CSIRO undertakes scientific research into
practically all aspects of human activity and its interaction with natural
and built environments. This includes our air and water; our diverse
landscapes; oceans and climate; agriculture; energy; health; space
technologies and exploration; manufacturing; materials science; minerals
exploration and processing; information and communication technologies and
more. CSIRO works to make a difference: to enhance national productivity
through research and development, to apply its knowledge to the creation of
industries, national wealth, a healthy environment and improved living
standards. It does this by bringing together the right people from across
multiple science disciplines to work together, explore new horizons, and
produce real outcomes. CSIRO's success is based upon more than 80 years of
excellence in research. Working from sites across the nation and around the
globe, our people are focused on providing new ways to improve quality of
life and the economic and social performance of industries.

Additional Information

Posted: August 30, 2012

Type: Contract 

Experience: Mid-Senior level 

Functions: Marketing  

Industries: Research  

Compensation: $89K - $96K plus up to 15.4% super

Employer Job ID: ACT12/02810

Job ID: 3648524

*	Apply on Company Website 



Jesse Shore

President, Australian Science Communicators 

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