Penington Institute, an independent and not-for-profit organisation, actively supports the adoption of approaches to drug use that promote safety and human dignity. It does so through thought leadership, community education, front-line worker training, research and policy formation.

We’re currently recruiting for a Communications Officer to work closely with the Director of Strategic Communications as a vital member of the Communications team. The team is responsible for building our reputation for finding sensible solutions in complex contexts. You will work across a range of traditional and new channels, ready to help our organisation shift strategic gears in how we communicate to influence and advocate for change.

The ideal candidate will be eager to learn, problem solve and support the team as an ‘all-rounder’ across a range of disciplines and projects.

The position is a full-time or negotiated part-time contract for two years. The remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant and includes access to generous not for profit salary packaging.

Please read the position description here.

Ensure your application includes a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and current CV. People with a multi-lingual or diverse background are encouraged to apply.

For further information on this position, please contact Kerrie McMahon on +613 9650 0699.

Submit your application to k.mcmahon@penington.org.au

Applications close on Friday 14th January 2022 at 5pm; you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.