Social Media & Communications Officer Australian National University Australia

Social Media & Communications Officer


Job no: 527445

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Canberra / ACT

Categories: Professional


Classification: ANU Officer 5 (Administration)

Salary package: $70,078 - $76,611 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (up to 12 months)
  • Showcase your social media skills for the region's leading public policy school
  • Engage with significant audiences across multiple platforms
  • Work with great content from some of the world's leading researchers


The opportunity

We’ve got the platforms, we’ve got high-quality content, and we’ve got engaged audiences. Now all we need is you. If you are a skilled social media communicator with a passion for data-driven communications strategies, then we’ve got your dream meme job.


You’ll be working in the Crawford School of Public Policy, the region’s leading graduate policy school, and the home of the world’s leading experts and commentators on the globe’s most pressing policy issues.


You’ll create content across a wide range of social platforms. From gifs, memes and graphics, you’ll be as social media savvy as you are street-smart in exercising sound analysis and judgement.


You’ll play a key role in helping us communicate to the wider world and key audiences why Crawford’s policy work matters – and the difference it can make.

So if you heart social media and sharing important stories that resonate, we want to hear from you!


More about us

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. 


The Crawford School of Public Policy is Australia's leading public policy school, with recognised world class expertise and experience in economics, political science, environmental management, economics, and development, and on key Asia-Pacific countries, especially China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and Indonesia, as well as Australia.


The Engagement Team is responsible for providing communications, marketing support, and events assistance to Crawford School, as well as managing and running the school’s blog Policy Forum, the journal Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies and the Asia & the Pacific Policy Society.


For more information, please contact the Engagement and Communications Manager, Martyn Pearce: P: 02 6125 6413 or E: 


ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit


Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.


Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.


Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 23 Nov 2018 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 11 Dec 2018 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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