Digital Officer

CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Marketing & Communications
Digital & Search Marketing
Part time
Posted 5d ago

Digital Officer

Part Time – 2 days per week (14 hours) 


About NeuRA

Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), located in Sydney Australia, is an international leader in brain and nervous system research. Through laboratory and clinical research its goal is to find the causes of and cures for neurological and psychiatric diseases.


About the role 

We seek an enthusiastic individual to join our busy operations team. The Digital Officer role will oversee and manage internal communications at NeuRA under the direction of the COO and working in close partnership with the IT Manager. The role will produce digital and media assets for the ongoing day-to-day communication of information within the institution, as well as assisting with the preparation and design of materials to support internal and scientific communication and research. The variety offered by the role will ideally suit a person with excellent IT skills and ideally a scientific background. The ideal candidate will have a professional attitude and integrity and demonstrate a genuine interest in research support.


The role may require some flexibility to be able to vary hours, from time to time, if required for key functions. 


Essential criteria: 

  • Experience with content management systems (WordPress and Confluence highly desirable)
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Document and digital asset server experience
  • Experience with marketing tools, such as Mailchimp
  • High degree of general IT skills
  • Design skills, experience with design and illustration software
  • Photography experience and knowledge of photographic and video editing software (desirable)
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Scientific background/experience (desirable)


Our values

Our values are the essence of our organisation – they are the principles that we live by, and are at the core of everything we do. NeuRA’s values are: Impact. Collaboration. Respect. Excellence. Integrity. Innovation. 


NeuRA is committed to improving research quality. Our goals are to: 

-           Raise awareness

-           Educate, Train & Foster

-           Promote Openness

-           Adopt Improvement


How to apply 

For more information or a confidential chat about the role, please contact Andrew Cartwright:


To view the full position description, please visit: 


To apply, 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 


Closing date: 5PM, Friday 22 October 2021



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.

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