Internal Communications Officer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 884498
About us

Curtin University is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future. Curtin University has a global presence and aims to transform lives and communities through education and research. 

Curtin University’s Strategic Communications area provides communications support for the Vice-Chancellor’s office and for key strategic projects of the University. It is also involved in the management of communications issues, oversees University-wide internal communications and the operations of the John Curtin Gallery and Curtin FM 100.1, two key community engagement channels for Curtin.

The role
The Internal Communications Officer is responsible for driving a broad range of communications activities targeting a predominantly internal audience.  A  variety of digital communications channels are used to enhance staff engagement within the University.

We are seeking someone with previous experience in an internal communications role and a strong understanding of the importance of internal communications. This is a busy, deadline driven role that works with stakeholders across the University. It requires strong writing skills, a high level of digital competence and the ability to use a range of platforms including WordPress, Outlook, MS Teams and Photoshop.

Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym/childcare and medical centre, endless food options and great parking and public transport options. For more info on our University visit

This contract will commence in early July and is needed to provide cover for a staff member taking maternity leave.

How To Apply

Please click on Apply and provide a cover letter and a copy of your current resume which highlights your skills and experience for the role.
If you have any queries in relation to the position, please contact Ann Paterson on 08 9266 2792 or
Applications close: 10:00pm AWST, 16th May 2022

Work Requirements
Prior to appointment, the recommended applicant/s will need to have a current criminal record check in accordance with the University's National Police Certificate Assessment Procedures, as well as the ability to work outside of normal office hours when required.
COVID 19 – Vaccination Policy
Candidates should note that Curtin University has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Procedures which covers all staff, students, campuses and activities, effective 21 February 2022.
If you are invited to attend the next stage of assessments, you may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status, including your booster if eligible (or formally granted exemption) upon arrival, and if you are offered a role at Curtin, you will be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination or exemption status prior to commencing employment.
Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Curtin

We are committed to ensuring that Curtin has an inclusive environment, free from harassment, in which all students, staff and the community feel respected, valued, welcome and that they belong.
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all abilities, women, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and are committed to making reasonable adjustments to enable everyone to participate fully in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.
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