Communications Specialist

Job Terms:
$45-55 per hour
Start date:
Posted By:
Annie Sharrock

Job Description:

Communications Specialist

Are you passionate about human rights and working with NFP organisations? This is a fabulous opportunity to work with an organisation whose purpose is to end the cycle of poverty and disability.


  • Research, interview, write and publish content packages including articles, blogs, tweets and other resources to amplify the organisations three pillars of inclusive development – Advocacy, Advisory and Programs
  • Work with colleagues to ideate and plan and produce accurate, targeted and timely content across a variety of topics as required
  • Increasing engagement and activation via communication with various audiences via numerous channels, particularly Twitter and third-party media
  • Write and produce advocacy EDMs, social posts, case studies and more to achieve objectives and further promote the story of disability inclusive development to existing and new audiences
  • Monitor communication plan in consultation with workgroups and individuals across the organisation
  • Develop content based on Campaign strategies and work responsively in line with news cycles and identify/reduce gaps to write and develop content
  • Manage the Twitter Channel 

Skills and experience required:

  • Tertiary qualifications or demonstrated experience in a communications or media related discipline
  • Excellent communication and written skills, including strong ability to write at speed for different audiences
  • Editing and proof-reading experience
  • Ability to negotiate changes clearly and effectively with technical experts, creatives and designers
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with experience working on and contributing to the management of organisation- wide projects in a cross-functional environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Twitter and Digital CMS
  • Working knowledge of Canva and Adobe Premier
  • Good project management and reporting skills

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