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Communications Officer

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Communications Officer position at Cape York Natural Resource Management (Cape York NRM). This is a full-time fixed term position until 30 June 2023. The position is located at our Atherton office. To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted online via our website. The application process includes the submission of the following:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume (maximum 5 pages)
  3. Selection Criteria Response (maximum two pages)

The selection criteria is listed in the attached position description. Please provide aconcise description and examples of how you consider you meet each of the criteria, using headings to clearly show which selection criteria is being addressed.

The closing date for applications is Monday 4 October 2021 and your application must be submitted by 9:00 AM (AEST). Upon receipt of your application, you will be sent a confirmation email. If you do not receive an email within 24 hours, please contact It is anticipated that interviews will be conducted during the week of Monday 11 October 2021.

For further information on this position, please email enquiries to the Knowledge and Partnerships Manager, All applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. 

Position Communications Officer
Reports to Knowledge and Partnerships Manager
Works with Communications Team and all staff
Location Atherton
Employment Terms Fixed Term until 30 June 2023 (with possible extension)
Full time (75 hours per fortnight)
Classification Level 2.3
Remuneration The salary range is $69,935 – $75,700 per annum full time (37.5 hours per week) including 5 weeks annual leave plus 17.5% annual leave loading, plus 10% super guarantee. 

About this role

Cape York Natural Resource Management (Cape York NRM) is a not-for-profit organisation that works to encourage voluntary adoption of improved natural resource management across all land tenures and land uses on Cape York. We focus on achieving positive outcomes for the people of Cape York through the coordination and delivery of high-quality programs that meet the standards of both government and commercial clients.

The position is responsible for providing high-quality communications products across all media platforms to promote and showcase Cape York NRM’s projects and activities in relation to biodiversity, sustainable agriculture, ecosystem health, and improved natural resource management.

The Communications Officer will work with the Cape York NRM team, Northern NRM Alliance partners and other stakeholders, to showcase improved land management, partnerships, conservation and production outcomes.


Online Application

One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.
One file only.
200 MB limit.
Allowed types: pdf, doc, docx.