Country, Culture, People, Future

Communications Officer – Perth

Communications Officer – Perth

Application Closing Date: May 21, 2023

YMAC is currently seeking a full time (75 hours per fortnight) Communications Officer to join the team in our Perth office on a fixed term 12-month contract. The primary aim of this role is to promote YMAC both internally and externally through the implementation of sound communications strategies, programs and promotions and effective media management and liaison.

In this role you will be empowered to work autonomously, assisting with and delivering Communications Units strategies, with your problem solving skills being respected and encouraged.

About You:

You will have the ability to assist with the design, production and distribution of routine internal and external communication publications and compliance deliverables, with a sound understanding of how strategies can be implemented efficiently and effectively both internally and externally.

You may have recently left university or are looking for a career change after obtaining either a qualification in communications, marketing, journalism or similar.

Working in a team of fellow self-starters, you will embrace the opportunity to take ownership of your work and will have the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively.

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How to Apply:

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and values inclusion and diversity in all forms including, but not limited to: genders, cultural backgrounds, LGBTQ+, disability & neurodiversity. We strongly encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

To apply for this role, which has a generous range of benefits including, but not limited to: salary packaging; flexible working arrangements; and an extra week’s paid leave over Christmas shutdown, please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the above selection criteria via Seek.

A current National Police Clearance is required prior to commencement of employment with YMAC.

Applications for this position close on Sunday 21 May 2023, however we reserve the right to commence the recruitment process and extend or close this advertisement prior to the closing date.

If you have any questions relating to this opportunity, please contact Samantha Rystenberg, People and Development Officer on (08) 9268 7000 or email

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Country is our mother, the provider and keeper of cultural belongings. Country and Culture go together. You can’t have one without the other.

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians throughout Western Australia, and on whose Country we work. We acknowledge and respect their deep connection to their lands and waterways.

We honour and pay respect to Elders, and to their ancestors who survived and cared for Country.

Our offices are located on Whadjuk Country, Southern Yamatji Country, Yinggarda Country, Kariyarra Country, and Yawuru Country. We recognise the continuing culture, traditions, stories and living cultures on these lands and commit to building a brighter future together.

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