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Communications Officer

Advertiser: Nutrition AustraliaMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
5 Jan 2021
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
$70,000 - $74,999 pro rata
Work Type
Part Time
Marketing & Communications, Marketing Communications

About Nutrition Australia

Nutrition Australia is a non-government, not-for-profit, community-based organisation that operates in all States and Territories in Australia with the assistance of professionals who are specialists in the fields of food, nutrition, health promotion and business. Each Division provides a range of services that are specific to the needs of their State or Territory. 


About the Role

Nutrition Australia Vic Division seek a communications all-rounder to join the Healthy Eating Advisory Service team, which helps Victorian organisations provide and promote healthy foods and drinks.

The main purpose of the role is to assist with planning, writing and editing many types of communications, including e-newsletters, webpages, media and promotional content, social media, fact sheets and more.

The role is a part-time (3 days / 22.8 hours per week) until 31 December 2021 with possibility of ongoing work. 


What you would do

The main things include:

  • Write and/or edit promotional communications, including news articles, media releases, and e-newsletters.
  • Assist with planning, writing and editing educational resources, such as facts sheets, presentations, web content, and video scripts.
  • Work with subject matter experts to create engaging social media content, including copy and imagery in line with the social media strategy.
  • Assist with developing communication plans for projects and campaigns as required.
  • Assist with developing strategies to increase website traffic, drive usage of our online tools, resources and services.
  • Prepare and provide accurate communications reports for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and as required
  • Use social media analytics to measure reach and engagement and use these results to contribute to continuous improvement.


Essential Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will have experience working in health promotion, public health or nutrition sectors, and is skilled at writing engaging and informative content for a variety of audiences, including social media pages. 

For the full Position Description, including key selection criteria, please see


What's in it for you?

Benefits and perks include:

  • Making a difference to the health and wellbeing of Victorians
  • Working as part of a high performing team and not-for-profit with purpose
  • Part time role with flexible work hours
  • Staff wellbeing and a recognition program
  • Access to salary packaging
  • Working from home until at least June 2021


How to apply

To apply for this exciting position please click 'Apply Now' and submit your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria set out in the position description. 

Applications are due by 8am, Monday 18 January.

For the full Position Description, including key selection criteria, please see

Enquiries to Caitlin Syrett at, using the subject line: Communications Officer enquiry.

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

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