[ASC-list] Communications jobs x 2

Tony Steeper tsteeper at co2crc.com.au
Mon Sep 24 04:57:25 UTC 2012


All, two excellent opportunities for science communicators that may be
of interest:


 

Tony Steeper

 

Tony Steeper

Communications and Media Adviser

CO2CRC - Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies

t: 02 6120 1611

m: 0417 697 470

e: tsteeper at co2crc.com.au <mailto:tsteeper at co2crc.com.au> 

w: www.co2crc.com.au

  <http://twitter.com/CCS_Research> 

@CCS_Research <http://twitter.com/CCS_Research> 

 

 


 


1.     National Communications Manager


 

The Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC)
is one of the world's leading collaborative research organisations
focused on carbon dioxide capture and geological sequestration (carbon
capture and storage, or CCS).

CO2CRC is seeking to appoint a Communications Manager to develop and
coordinate a national communications initiative for the National CCS
Council, with the aim of creating understanding and acceptance of CCS as
one of the critical elements of Australia's efforts to reduce greenhouse
gas emissions.    

The Communications Manager will be responsible for developing and
implementing the Council's communications and engagement strategy,
coordinating between the Council Chair and members, and working with a
wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

The candidate will have the ability to develop key messages around CCS,
undertake media liaison to raise awareness of CCS, and liaise with CCS
researchers, industry, Government and the wider community.  An excellent
understanding of Australia's media, including digital and social media,
is essential. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and capable public
affairs professional with appropriate tertiary qualifications, good
project management abilities and a high level of written and oral
communication skills. Experience in the areas of climate change, energy
policy or resources would be an advantage.

A two-year initial contract will be offered, with the option to renew.
The position will be based at CO2CRC Corporate Headquarters in Canberra.
A competitive salary will be offered based on skills and experience.


2.     Social Media Communications Officer


 

CO2CRC is seeking to appoint a dynamic Social Media Communications
Manager to proactively engage with social media audiences to improve
understanding of CCS as one of the low emissions technologies that are
required for Australia to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the long
term.

You will be delivering the social media component of a communications
and engagement strategy for the National CCS Council. You will be
required to develop and apply social media protocol, engage speedily and
effectively with the general public, and liaise with key stakeholders
and communications networks.  The purpose will be to add insight and
understanding to the public's perception of CCS.  Your key
responsibilities will be to devise communication protocols to ensure
coordinated responses to media and external enquiries 

The successful candidate will have a professional background with
demonstrable success in a similar position; will be highly motivated and
able to communicate well with the public in a multi-media environment. 

A two-year initial contract will be offered, with the option to renew.
The position will be based at CO2CRC Corporate Headquarters in Barton,
ACT.  A competitive salary will be offered based on skills and
experience.

 

Applicants for either job should obtain a copy of the Position
Description and Selection Criteria from www.co2crc.com.au 

Applications close 8/10/2012 and should be sent to 
cpeacock at co2crc.com.au <mailto:cpeacock at co2crc.com.au> 

or to:

Carole Peacock

Business Manager

C02CRC, PO Box 463

Canberra City, ACT 2601

 

For further information contact: Carole Peacock on (02) 6120 1605 or
email cpeacock at co2crc.com.au <mailto:cpeacock at co2crc.com.au> 

 

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