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Digital Communications Assistant

Advertiser: Neuroscience Research Australia4.5 out of 54.5 overall rating (6 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
9 Aug 2019
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Marketing & Communications, Marketing Assistants/Coordinators

NeuRA (Neuroscience Research Australia) is a renowned medical research institute that strives to prevent and cure brain and nervous system disease.

Are you an enthusiastic social media and digital communications professional who is interested in work with Australia’s leading researchers and bringing exposure to their findings? 

Do you get a kick out of producing compelling content across Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other channels? 

In this role you will be job-sharing with another Digital Communications Assistant to manage NeuRA’s social media account, update the organisation’s website via Word Press, and assist with the production of multimedia content (videos and photographs).

NeuRA has a vast array of fascinating stories to tell.  In any given week you will be working on discoveries on new parts of the brain or how we can use new virtual reality headsets to repair spinal cords.

You will also write engaging copy, including blogs, website updates and social posts, for a wide range of audiences.

The Digital Communications Assistant will work with counterparts at partner organisations and support the campaigns run by NeuRA’s fundraising teams. 

Our state-of-the-art building contains a car crash test facility, a brain bank with more than 600 preserved brains, a sleep lab and a falls and balances centre.  It also has large teams researching dementia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia – which are among Australia’s greatest health challenges. 


NeuRA is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. 


How to apply

For further details or a discussion about the position, please call the NeuRA Media & Communications Manager, David Crisante on +612 9399 1077

To view the full position description, please visit:  

If you are passionate and keen to make a difference to promote research and better health for all, please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria via 

Please note that applications will not be accepted via other mediums i.e. email  


You must have the right to live and work in Australia. 


Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and eliminating discrimination in all our employment policies and practices.


NeuRA acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, and extends respect to all Elders past, present, and emerging.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

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