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ATSE is an inclusive employer. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We welcome applications from people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; who identify as LGBTIQ+; and people with disability.

We have two vacancies:

Communications Coordinator – Media and Content

IMNIS Program Manager – Ignite


Communications Coordinator – Media and Content

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) is seeking a Communications Coordinator – Media and Content.

This role reports to the Director, Strategic Communications as part of a small team. Working closely with the team, the Communications Coordinator – Media and Content will be proactive, solutions-focused and a collaborative team member with strong media and social media experience.

You will demonstrate initiative and creativity in delivering engaging content across a range of digital and print platforms. You will understand the news media landscape, as well as online audiences and analytics, and you are a writer who adjusts their style and tone for a variety of channels and different audiences.  In addition, you will understand contemporary communication practices.

KEY RESULTS AREAS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and implements media planning, including identifying opportunities to promote ATSE’s work, writing and pitching media material
  • Briefs, supports and positions ATSE spokespeople in a variety of traditional and online media to build ATSE’s profile at key moments
  • Develops compelling content which positions ATSE and its Fellows as lead commentators in current policy debates, including opinion, feature and news and social media content
  • Coordinate media enquiries, maintain relationships with journalists and build recognition of ATSE amongst a broad spectrum of media
  • Creates and coordinates content for all digital channels that is timely, appropriate, optimised and engages target audiences
  • Produces and schedules relevant, meaningful, and engaging content for all social channels to support ATSE’s position across a broad range of industry and research sectors
  • Works collaboratively with ATSE staff across all teams to support promotion of ATSE’s work
  • Supports a thriving and inclusive workplace culture in which all staff are enabled to contribute and achieve
  • Assist the communications team in implementing ATES’s communications strategy designed to further company objectives

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

  • Degree qualified in communications, public relations, journalism or other relevant discipline (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum four years’ experience in news and media management with strong experience developing engaging content across social media platforms
  • High standard of written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver engaging and coordinated media, social and digital media content/strategies
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Australian news media landscape
  • Works well under pressure with strong attention to detail, and a creative approach to problem-solving
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop positive and productive relationships with senior stakeholders, staff, and suppliers

Desirable

  • Experience within a membership-based organisation
  • Experience in, or a passion for, technology, engineering or science policy, research or industry

To apply

ATSE is committed to working towards a diverse and inclusive workforce. We acknowledge, respect and value the differences of all our team members, and welcome applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

Applicants must provide a current resume with a cover letter of no more than two pages that addresses the essential selection criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. Applications close 5pm Sunday 10 October 2021. 

For any enquiries relating to the role, please contact the Director, Strategic Communications on email edwyn.shiell@atse.org.au.

This role is on SEEK.

 


IMNIS Program Manager – Ignite

The IMNIS Program Manager – Ignite, will work with key stakeholders to attract significant numbers of IMNIS alumni, who have completed the one-year IMNIS Engage program, and match them to industry-led projects for a 3-6 month paid internship experience in the host organisation.

Reporting to the IMNIS Executive Director, the IMNIS Program Manager – Ignite is responsible for managing the program nationally and internationally. The position requires proficiency in managing people, prioritising competing deadlines, program management and relevant software, and high-level interpersonal and time management skills. The IMNIS Program Manager – Ignite will help to establish and manage multiple relationships across the STEM ecosystem – with individuals, companies, research organisations, governments, funding bodies and universities.

The successful candidate will be highly collaborative yet comfortable with a large degree of autonomy, bring a creative, solutions-focused and can-do energy to the role, and be able to demonstrate an open, professional and inclusive approach to managing relationships and collaborating with colleagues.

A Working with Vulnerable People/Children Check is required for this role. It is anticipated that the role will involve significant domestic travel, once restrictions have eased and borders are reliably open.

KEY RESULTS AREAS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

The responsibilities of the IMNIS Program Manager – Ignite will be to:

  • Lead and manage the successful delivery of the IMNIS Ignite program nationally and internationally, including program-related recruitment, induction, events, professional development and networking activities
  • Work creatively and collaboratively to develop a new pilot IMNIS program in-line with ATSE’s strategic goals and values, and then lead and manage their delivery and evaluation as appropriate
  • Network and engage broadly across the STEM ecosystem to connect with influential industry leaders, and recruit and identify member organisations to host IMNIS Ignite interns
  • Liaise with professionals at a wide range of member organisations to identify high quality industry-led projects, and ensure that this experience is of value and benefit to both the intern and the host organisation; manage contracts of engagement and related invoicing
  • Engage with IMNIS mentees and alumni to ensure they are aware of the IMNIS Ignite program and the benefits of an internship experience
  • Manage online and digital resources for the IMNIS Ignite program and communicate the impact and outcomes to all key stakeholders and more broadly across the STEM sector
  • Provide regular detailed updates and reports to the IMNIS Executive Director, Academy leadership and key stakeholders as requested or in accord with contractual agreements
  • This position will require operational transparency, supervision of IMNIS staff, and collegiate and respectful liaison with a range of colleagues within the ATSE Secretariat

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential

1. Exceptional relationship management, representational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to network and communicate (written, oral, online) confidently with a wide variety of stakeholders (industry, academia, researchers, government) at the highest levels of leadership.

2. Outstanding skills in the management, delivery and evaluation of complex projects or programs as well as events, involving multiple stakeholders and interests, with outcomes and impact clearly demonstrated.

3. Experience or comprehensive knowledge of applied research, training and early career development pathways across the public, private and non-profit sectors.

4. High potential leadership skills, demonstrated business development and team management experience, and agile capabilities in working independently as well as part of a team.

5. Experience in the production of high-quality reports, submissions and papers to tight deadlines.

6. Energy and drive to make things happen with a passion and commitment to expand the skills as well as the research and career opportunities of postgraduate students and early career professionals.

7. Adept in using Microsoft and Adobe packages, and project and/or database management platforms.

8. Proven commitment to inclusion and belonging, and a good understanding of the issues around diversity and equality of opportunity.

Desirable

  1. Post-graduate qualification in a STEM discipline with industry experience and/or 5+ years of program management experience in the Australian STEM sector or an Australian STEM-related industry.
  2. Competency with Sharepoint, Salesforce, Teams and/or other collaborative and customer relationship management platforms.

To apply

ATSE is committed to working towards a diverse and inclusive workforce. We acknowledge, respect and value the differences of all our team members, and welcome applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

Applicants must provide a current resume with a cover letter of no more than two pages that addresses the essential selection criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. Applications close 5pm Sunday 17 October 2021. 

For further information please contact Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea AM, IMNIS Executive Director, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering — M. 0488 438 001
marguerite.galea@atse.org.au

This role is on SEEK