Communications Manager


The Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) is our region’s peak membership association for road safety professionals, advocates, and members of the public who are focused on saving lives and serious injuries on our roads.

ACRS is currently recruiting for the role of Communications Manager. This role is a contracted full-time position based at the College office in Canberra (note other locations may be considered, as is the potential to work from home or slightly reduce the hours). The primary responsibility of the Communications Manager is to manage the College’s communications platforms and content.

The Communications Manager provides support to the CEO and Executive including to lead implementation of the College's website development priorities, and assist with campaigns, social media channels, digital / print production, events and other communications as required.

To be considered for this role you will need to submit your CV plus address the following Selection Criteria (Note: the full Position Description can be viewed here: https://acrs.org.au/communications-manager-position-description/)

Essential

  • Excellent technical expertise across the Microsoft software suite, web administration/ management, social media management and e-campaign software, and the ability to adapt and learn new skills quickly where required. Graphic design software expertise, such as using the Adobe platform, would be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated experience in broad communications content management.
  • Demonstrated proactive, collaborative approach to dealing with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated high level of organisational skills, managing timelines.
  • Sound written and oral communication skills, with a particular emphasis on attention to detail.

Desirable

  • Diploma or Degree in Communications, Multimedia Development, Public Relations, Journalism or Writing

If you have any questions, or to submit your CV and responses to the Selection Criteria, please email ACRS Operations Manager Anna Lang at ***************@acrs.org.au.

Applications not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications must be received by COB 31 July 2020