HSU NSW Communications Officer (Full time or Part time)

Communications officer

The HSU is seeking a communications officer to assist in the production of Union communications. The Union currently produces a bi-monthly magazine and has an online and social media presence as well as providing more regular weekly and issues based updates for members. The role also acts as the internal liaison for our external media staff providing timely and on point briefs concerning issues as required.


Research and write bi-monthly Union magazine

Travel around NSW and work weekends as required doing above (roughly 1 week travel per 2 months)

Oversee design of magazine

Compose and suggest topics for weekly Union update

Liaise and participate in communications strategy for the Union

Consider media opportunities and liaise with external media team as appropriate.

Prepare other communications documents for the Union as required

Additional Skills

The Union is rebuilding its communications department and will make a final decision based on an applicant’s skill set and potential adaptability to a variety of circumstances. Applicants at all levels are encouraged to apply as the final position may include some but not necessarily all of the above duties based on the quality of the applicants.

Applicants must have:

High level writing and research skills;

and would be helped by:

Web, video and graphic design skills

If a decision is made to not include all aspects in the final role it may be possible to work 3 days a week with family flexible work from home options available. Applicants for whom is would suit are also encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Applicants should address in dot point form where they match with the above skills and duties as well as attach an up to date CV.


$70,000-95,000 based on skills and experience

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Closing Date

Monday, February 02, 2015

Closing Time

05:00 PM


Sydney CBD, NSW

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Contact Name

Ben Chapman

Contact Email

Contact Phone

1300 478 679

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