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Arts Job | Communications Officer, Arts Northern Rivers

One of Australia’s leading regional arts organisations seeks a Communications Officer to join their team for a 6-month contract (maternity leave) position. This is a part time position – 3 days per week.

The role is responsible for managing the organisation’s communication platforms, liaising with local, metro and national media as well as developing communication and marketing strategies for our projects and services.

Working with the Executive Director the Communications Officer will lead the organisation’s media and marketing activity for projects and core activity across the Northern Rivers. The role will also be responsible for ensuring arts and cultural activity from around our region is promoted across our communications platforms.

A strategic understanding of social media platforms, skills in website content management and strong writing skills with a good track record in generating media coverage is essential.

Arts Northern Rivers is part of the Regional Arts Network of NSW and is supported by Arts NSW and the seven local governments of the region. More information about the organisation and our projects is available from our website. For further information and a confidential discussion about the role please contact the Executive Director or the Communications Officer by calling (02) 6628 8120 or email

This is a six month contract position 3 days per week (maternity leave) commencing in January 2017.

Based in Alstonville NSW.

Applicants MUST address selection criteria, which is available via email or by calling the Arts Northern Rivers office.