Senior Officer: Stakeholder Engagement (Identified Position)

This role works on continuing development and implementation of stakeholder engagement within Reconciliation Australia’s Narragunnawali: Reconciliation inEducation team.

  • Location: Sydney or Canberra (plus flexible working)
  • Annual salary: $80,000 – $90,000 plus superannuation (dependent on experience)
  • Fixed-term, full-time until 30 June 2024 (with possibility for extension)

The role

This role is focused on the ongoing development and implementation of stakeholder engagement initiatives within Reconciliation Australia’s Narragunnawali: Reconciliation in Education team.

It includes opportunities to manage and/or contribute to core program activities such as:

  • Newsletters, EDMs and social media
  • The biennial Narragunnawali Awards
  • Involvement in Education sector conferences/events
  • Enhancements to Narragunnawali platform content and user experience
  • Program marketing and cross-promotional partnerships

About you

  • You thrive in a supportive team environment and are passionate about the vision of Reconciliation Australia.
  • You are an effective communicator with experience in developing and delivering content for a range of audiences, across a range of media.
  • You are well-organised, responsive, and work collaboratively within and across teams.
  • You have a good understanding of Australian education environments, sectors and systems.

This is an identified position. Knowledge and understanding of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is required. Reconciliation Australia strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

We know that your skills and experience may have been built in diverse ways, including through unpaid and volunteer work, or work to support your community. We extend an open invitation for you to reach out, apply or contact us to discuss.

About Us

Reconciliation Australia is an independent, national, not-for-profit organisation promoting and facilitating reconciliation by building relationships, respect and trust between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Our vision is for a just, equitable and reconciled Australia.

Narragunnawali

Reconciliation Australia’s Narragunnawali: Reconciliation in Education program provides resources and tools to support schools and early learning services to actively contribute to reconciliation.

The online platform provides professional learning and curriculum resources, as well as a Reconciliation Action Plans (RAP) development process to support positive change at the whole-school level. The Narragunnawali Awards to acknowledge outstanding commitment to driving reconciliation in the classroom, around the school or service, and with the community.

Narragunnawali (pronounced narra-gunna-wally) is a word from the language of the Ngunnawal people, Traditional Owners of the land on which Reconciliation Australia’s Canberra office is located. The word means alive, wellbeing, coming together and peace. We pay our respects and thank the United Ngunnawal Elders Council for giving us permission to use the word narragunnawali

Why work for Reconciliation Australia

  • Flexible work policy including some work from home.
  • Additional paid leave including Christmas shutdown, extra annual leave after one year and paid cultural leave.
  • Down to earth, respectful and supportive team culture.
  • Annual  whole-of-organisation off-site to foster team collaboration, celebrate our work achievements and to experience First Nations cultural learning opportunities.
  • Be a part of the journey to a just, equitable and reconciled Australia.

How to apply

Please apply by submitting your resume to: [email protected]

We will then contact successful applicants directly and provide you with the position description so that you can prepare and submit your cover letter to us.

Please contact us with any questions at: [email protected]

Acknowledgement of Country

Reconciliation Australia acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website contains images or names of people who have passed away.

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