Position details 

  • Work at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Global Health Division (GHD) and contribute to national, regional, and global health security
  • Long Term Adviser position, Canberra based, AUD$10,500 - $11,250 per month inclusive of superannuation, depending on experience level
  • Full-time or part-time, 12-month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension
  • Apply your expertise in Global Health Division strategy development and managing communication platforms and products

About the program

Managed by Abt Associates, the Specialist Health Service (SHS) provides strategic input on health to the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The SHS is the primary source from which DFAT accesses health and development expertise and advisory services to improve the quality of health programming across DFAT’s global and regional health portfolio, through enabling access to responsive technical advice and support.

About the opportunity

The Global Health Communications Officer will support overall communications needs of the Global Health Division, including strategy development and managing communication platforms and products.

The Global Health Communications Officer will:

  • Lead the development and implementation of a communications strategy for the Global Health Division
  • Develop communications material, including newsletters, tweets, RSS feeds, social media posts, podcasts and other material
  • Monitor social and other media to identify relevant material for circulation and publishing
  • Provide public affairs and communication support for the Ambassador for Regional Security, including managing the Ambassador’s Twitter account
  • Identify opportunities for public diplomacy and organise public events for the Global Health Division as required
  • Update the website for the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security
  • Support management of the Contain This podcast production contract
  • Other duties as directed.

Details of how to apply can be found at: https://egpy.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX1/job/102865/?utmmedium=jobshare

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