[ASC-media] Employment opportunity: Director Communication and Outreach

Mona Akbari mona.akbari at science.org.au
Wed Oct 27 02:01:00 CEST 2010



There is a new opportunity opening up at the Academy of Science which
may be of interest:


Position title: Director Communications and Outreach

Department: Communications and Outreach

Responsible to: Chief Executive

Responsible for: Publications, Communications and Events Coordination

Hours: Full time

Tenure: Fixed term (one to three years) or ongoing ("standard"

Classification: SM2, SM3 or SM4 depending on qualifications and


The Academy is seeking a talented communications professional. You will
have outstanding skills in translating and representing scientific
concepts and information to a broad range of audiences, and extensive
experience in public relations and marketing, preferably in a
not-for-profit context. You will be responsible for leading a small,
dedicated team and be passionate about increasing awareness and
understanding of science and its implications for society. The duty
statement and selection criteria are available at:


Enquiries to: Ben Patterson,

Business Manager, Australian Academy of Science

Tel: 02 6201 9420

Email: bm at science.org.au


Applications must address the selection criteria and close: Friday 12
November 2010

Applications by email to: bm at science.org.au

Or by post to: Business Manager,

Australian Academy of Science,

GPO Box 783, Canberra ACT 2601


The Academy is an independent not-for-profit organisation made up of
over 400 leading Australian researchers. We recognise outstanding
contributions to science and research, advise government, promote
science education and public understanding of science, inform
evidence-based science policy, and foster international scientifi c
relations. A Secretariat of approximately 50 people, work as a team to
support Academy activities and events. We are located in two well
appointed, heritage-listed buildings close to central Canberra, with
free parking available. 




Mona Akbari

Communications Officer

Australian Academy of Science

PO Box 783, Canberra, ACT, 2601

Telephone: 6201 9452

Academy Mobile: 0447 679 612


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