Director of Strategic Communications

Are you a great storyteller who thinks big and is up for a challenge? As the Director of Strategic Communications, you’ll help our straight talking, action-oriented organisation stretch into our next phase of growth through engaging audiences in a topic that most find it hard to talk about.

Reporting to the CEO and collaborating closely with our senior team, you will bring our new brand strategy to life through sharp communications, strong relationship building with media and bold campaigns.

Be responsible for building our reputation for finding sensible solutions in complex contexts. And you’ll 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.

This role will be challenging, dynamic and even a bit disruptive. Get ready to apply your skills and experience in a new space – creating significant positive change for our community.

This is a full-time position of 38 hours per week however part time, with a minimum of 0.5 FTE will be considered for the right candidate. Your cover letter should outline your preferred time fraction.

Download the Position Description here.

There is no deadline – please apply immediately.

To apply please email your resume and cover letter outlining your skills, experience and why you want to work for Penington Institute to Kerrie McMahon at