Good morning ASC-ers,

Please see an advertisement below for a position that is available in the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute's communications team.

Communications Officer

An opportunity exists for an experienced online communicator to join the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research's communications team.
The Communications Officer will develop and upload content for the institute’s website, intranet and social media channels, as well as develop and implement internal communications campaigns. Working closely with the Web Communications Manager, the appointee will liaise with institute staff and students to enhance engagement opportunities, raise awareness of the institute and support fundraising activities.
The successful candidate will have qualifications in communications, journalism or public relations, with 2–3 years experience in a communications role, as well as demonstrated high-level interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of contemporary media, including website content management systems and social media are desirable.
This position is available for two years in the first instance. Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.
General enquiries can be directed to Ms Lee Byrne (
Written applications, including CV, a response to the knowledge and experience requirements and the names of three professional referees should be emailed in pdf format to
Please quote reference WEHI/CACO when applying for this position.

The position description can be downloaded from

Closing date for applications: 22 November 2013.

I look forward to hearing from some of you
Best wishes,