Job Opportunity: Knowledge Translation Officer @ SSEAC

Job Opportunity: Knowledge Translation Officer @ SSEAC

  • Knowledge Translation Officer @ the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre
  • Full time Fixed Term Contract until 30.06.2024 with the possibility of being extended
  • Base Salary $91,644 – $98,796 (HEO6) + 17% superannuation
  • Read more and apply here
  • Applications close Monday 10 July

About the opportunity

As a Knowledge Translation Officer, you will be part of a dedicated team who deliver the University of Sydney’s Southeast Asia Centre.

The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC) builds on the expertise of and facilitates collaborations between over 400 University of Sydney academics who specialise in Southeast Asia.  SSEAC fosters partnerships and collaboration between researchers and practitioners working on critical real-world Southeast Asia issues, such as economic and social reform, infectious diseases, and the environment.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • report to the Director and work in a team of 6
  • build a register of SSEAC members’ Southeast Asia research and capacity building projects
  • produce communications material on the work of the Centre’s researchers for internal & external media
  • liaise with stakeholders around the university to collect research & news for communications material
  • produce new articles with the University’s Media team, & promote media engagement with the Centre
  • work with SSEAC members to develop articles for publication in Southeast Asian presses
  • design and produce the Yearbook in consultation with the Director plus a range of stakeholders.

About you

  • a degree in communications, Southeast Asian Studies, or another relevant discipline
  • experience producing and editing copy that meets editorial requirements and strategic objectives
  • able to tailor your writing style for different audiences and different media
  • relevant work experience in media, communications, and publishing
  • demonstrated awareness of Southeast Asia and its range of cultures
  • experience working in a complex multi-faceted organisation.

How to apply

Apply with a cover letter, CV and additional supporting documentation via this link by Monday 10 July.

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