GRDC Jobs – Communication Manager

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Job Description:

Join one of the world’s leading grains research organisations to assist the Head of Communications to develop and deliver high quality multi-channel communication content, work alongside the GRDC Publications Manager to co-ordinate and deliver content for GRDC’s extensive range of publications showcasing and extending research, development and extension to the Australian grains industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the GRDC Publications Manager, lead the co-ordination and development of content for GRDC publications associated with key research, development and extension investments.
  • Provide strategic communications advice on GRDC event management including panel tours, updates and industry events.
  • Provide professional communications support to GRDC staff.
  • Develop specific communication strategies as requested for internal business groups, strategic research partnerships and other significant initiatives.
  • Develop and co-ordinate high-quality corporate and extension communications including media releases, feature articles, social media posts, newsletters, video, audio etc.
  • In partnership with the GRDC Publications Manager, lead the co-ordination and development of key content for GRDC’s flagship magazine and online website GroundCover.
  • Ensure communications plans and outputs are measured and evaluated with particular attention to impact for grain growers and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Liaise and regularly engage with GRDC staff across all business groups to facilitate the development and delivery of communications plans and outputs under the investment management framework.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with media (rural, regional, state and national), GRDC Regional Panel members, research partners and industry organisations.
  • Build and sustain positive working relationships with team members, GRDC staff and stakeholders.
  • Support corporate brand and attribution management.
  • Other duties as required from time to time.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work as a member of a team.
  • An ability to work flexibly and adaptively in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • A high degree of self-motivation and professional initiative.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with developing and delivering multi-channel communication.
  • Experience in publications
  • Demonstrated 5+ years’ experience in a similar communications role.

Job Details:

Company: GRDC

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Canberra, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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