[ASC-list] VIC: Comms Manager position with Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI)

Penny Fannin penny_fannin at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 14 02:32:13 UTC 2013

This is posted on behalf of Nicole den Elzen from AAMRI. Please direct all inquiries regarding this position to Nicole: admin at aamri.org or 03 9345 2500.

Position Title:  Communications Manager

Organisation:  Association of Australian Medical
Research Institutes (AAMRI)

Location:         Melbourne

Contract:         Part-time (20 hr/wk), 12
month contract with potential of extension

Salary:             To be negotiated

Job Ref:           WEHI/VL/AAMRI 


Our Organisation

The Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI) is the
peak body representing Australia’s independent medical research institutes
(MRIs). AAMRI plays a pivotal role in representing the interests of medical
research and MRIs to Federal Parliamentarians, government agencies and the
public. See www.aamri.org. 


The Position

The Communications Manager will be wholly responsible for managing and
implementing AAMRI’s media and communications activities, and will provide
high-level strategic communications advice to the AAMRI President and Board. This
exciting and dynamic role involves:

Developing an effective
communications strategy for the organisation

Building and maintaining media
relationships and generating media coverage

Developing and managing
communications across all media channels

Preparing communication documents
and editing report content

Building networks with
communications teams of member institutes

Assisting with event management.


This is a
part-time (20 hr/wk), 12 month position, with the potential of extension. The
role will be based in Melbourne. A competitive remuneration package, including
generous salary packaging, will be negotiated with the successful applicant.


Skills and Experience

The successful
applicant will have tertiary qualifications in media, communications or public
relations, and at least five years’ experience in a similar role. They will
have an ability to work autonomously with a high level of accountability, and
will have strong media writing skills and an ability to provide high-level
strategic advice. Journalistic experience and/or experience with
Parliamentarians or government would be highly regarded.


For further information please see the Position Description (attached) or contact Nicole den Elzen at admin at aamri.org or 03 9345 2500.


To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to
jobapplications at wehi.edu.au. Please quote job reference

Closing date:   29 March 2013, 5:00 pm (AEDT)

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