Public Affairs Officer

Standards Australia

Write and edit internal and external media content for Standards Australia.

  • Help with the development of key communication activities
  • Manage key projects
  • 6 month fixed-term contract
Who is Standards Australia?
  
We are an independent not-for-profit organisation, recognised by the Australian Government as the peak non-government Standards body. We develop internationally aligned Australian Standards in the national interest and work closely across government, industry, consumer and stakeholder groups.
  
We are a team of 170+ employees based in a great Sydney CBD location close to various forms of public transport.  We have a collaborative, friendly and professional working environment where we encourage self-growth and career development.

About the role

The Public Affairs Officer will be responsible for managing our established digital and online communications channels, and liaising with media outlets.

Key responsibilities
  • Coordinate communications on behalf of SA
  • Manage incoming media inquiries 
  • Help with the development of key communication activities
  • Manage key projects 
  • Oversee concept development of online content including our internal and external newsletter
  • Assist in the drafting and editing of content, blog posts, speeches and presentations 
  • Assist with the development of the SA Annual Report
What are we looking for?

We are looking for a detail orientated individual with excellent writing skills. 

The successful candidate will have:
  • A degree in Communications/Media/Arts
  • 2 years experience in a similar role 
  • Experience communicating technical material to wide audiences 
  • Experience with Kentico, WordPress and EDM
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
Working for Standards Australia
  
Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Respect and Excellence form the basis of all we do. We measure our success not only on the outcomes but on the path we took to get there.  We offer a flexible and positive environment where individual and team efforts are recognised and rewarded.  The company is committed to a workplace which supports equal employment opportunities.
  
What now?
  
If this sounds like an environment that will bring out the best in you, please submit your cover letter and resume.  Eligible applicants must be a Permanent Resident or have legal rights to work in Australia.
  
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 15 business days of their application.

Agencies, please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by Standards Australia's Talent Acquisition team. We do not require extra assistance at this time.