Communications and Events Support Officer

12 September 2023

Organisation: ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS)


  • Part-time position of 20-30 hrs/week
  • The position will be classified under the SCHADS award as Level 3 or 4, dependent on qualifications, skills and experience of the employee
  • Above award salary

CLOSING DATE: Monday 2 October 2023 – 11:59pm.

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) advocates for social justice in the ACT and represents not-for-profit community organisations. ACTCOSS works to ensure that government policy improves the lives of people who face disadvantage and that community service organisations are adequately resourced and supported.

This position is ideal for anyone who wishes to use their events management, communications, marketing, and stakeholder relationship management skills for the goal of creating a more equal and fair society.

The Communication and Events Support Officer plays a key role in ensuring that ACTCOSS communications and events are both professional and run efficiently. They facilitate engaging communications and event experiences for ACTCOSS members and sector colleagues.

This position will support the work of the entire organisation and work closely with the Policy team and the CEO in line with the ACTCOSS Strategic Plan. It provides the successful candidate a broad and engaging workload, with an opportunity to work in a small but dedicated staff team working across policy, communications, sector development and administration.

Further details of the specific responsibilities and tasks of the role can be found in the attached Position Description.

ACTCOSS makes every effort to provide a flexible work environment, allowing substantial employee control of their working hours, among other benefits.

ACTCOSS is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and life experiences.  Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.


CLOSING DATE: Monday 2 October 2023 – 11:59pm.

Applications should include a current CV and a covering letter which addresses the essential selection criteria. If you have additional skills or qualifications listed as ‘highly regarded’, please respond to these as well. Please email applications to [email protected].

If you want to talk about the role, please phone 02 6202 7200 or email us at [email protected].

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