[ASC-list] VIC: Media and Publications Manager position at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Penny Fannin penny_fannin at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 16 22:45:31 UTC 2015

Dear ASCers

If the approach of a new year is prompting you to think that a change to a senior science comms job is in order then read on.

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is seeking a Media and Publications Manager to start early in 2016. 

This is a senior role in
which you will manage a small team while developing, implementing and evaluating media relations and communications strategies that promote the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute's work in cancer, infectious diseases and immune disorders.


The role requires
strong project management and leadership skills, a flair for writing and
editing, and the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels. 

The successful candidate will have
a tertiary qualification in science or demonstrated background in biomedical
research promotion or a related area, along with qualifications and/or
experience in journalism or communications.

You will be a strategic thinker with exceptional motivation and demonstrated analytical and problem
solving skills.

This position is replacing
a staff member who is on maternity leave, and is available for 12 months.

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
Up to 17% superannuation and attractive salary packaging options are available.

A position description
is available on our website http://www.wehi.edu.au/media-and-publications-manager

For a confidential
discussion about this role contact me, I'm the head of communications and
marketing, on +61 3 9345 2555 or fannin at wehi.edu.au.

applications must include:

document addressing the key selection criteria;



should be forwarded to:

Resources Manager

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

1G Royal Parade

Parkville Victoria 3052

email your application in PDF format, quoting reference WEHI/TWPF in the subject line, to jobapplications at wehi.edu.au,

date: Friday 8 January 2016

Best wishes,


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