Communications Manager – NSWTF

Date Advertised 19/09/2023

Communications Manager

Fixed-term Full-time

6-month contract

Sydney CBD Location


About the Role

This role is responsible for the management of the Communications Section. This includes overseeing workflow and managing the quality of work across digital and print production, including oversight of design, preparation, production and distribution and the dissemination of information, guidance and advice to officers and staff including in assisting with campaigns.

The Communications Manager also directs and coordinates the Communications Section staff and operations to ensure improved performance, productivity, efficiency and sustainability through the implementation of effective communication strategies.

About You

In this position, you will support the organisation by contributing industry knowledge and experience in the media and/or publishing and planning, directing and coordinating all communications staff.

To be considered you will need to clearly demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • A degree or diploma would be highly regarded, as would equivalent experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated high-level management and leadership experience.
  • Experience developing/managing the development of high-quality communications across multiple platforms including print publications, web, social media, and email.
  • Proven ability to develop and execute communication strategies that advance organisational goals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels including difficult people/members as appropriate.
  • Computer skills, including a minimum of Advanced MS Office and Adobe suite and knowledge of database applications.
  • Attention to detail, planning and organising skills and the ability to work in high pressure situations with conflicting priorities.
  • Commitment to unionism.


About Us

The New South Wales Teachers Federation is the registered trade union representing NSW public school teachers in pre-schools, infants, primary and secondary schools and TAFE Institutes. The NSW Teachers Federation looks after a multiplicity of issues on behalf of teachers. It also regards public education as a strong foundation for a sure future. Thus, it campaigns for betterments for all students who attend public schools so that they will receive a quality education.

How to Apply

If you believe you can add value to the Federation through your skills, attributes and ‘can do’ attitude we would like to hear from you.

Send your application including a cover letter that addresses the requirements as listed, and a current resume by clicking on the APPLY button below or email with “Communications Manager” in subject line.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed, and appointment is conditional upon successful reference checks and probationary period. Successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination status.

No agency applications will be considered.