Communications and engagement officer

Ngaanyatjarra Council Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 101)

Ngaanyatjarra Council Aboriginal Corporation (NCAC) assists the Ngaanyatjarra communities to be strong and sustainable. It also provides reliable essential services, bookkeeping, agency and road transport, fuel distribution, health services, community services and housing. NCAC represents the interests of around 2,000 Ngaanyatjarra, Pintupi and Pitjantjatjara people living in 12 communities in the Central Desert region of Western Australia.

Closing date: 

7am, 31 August 2015


Alice Springs
Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Project officer roles

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
Two years

Salary and conditions: 

$70,000 per annum

Job description/overview: 

Communications and engagement officer is responsible for the creation and implementation of a communications and engagement strategy for Ngaanyatjarra Council (‘Council’) with the aim of increasing the level of knowledge and discussion among Ngaanyatjarra people of key issues confronting the Ngaanyatjarra region.

Based on community input, this will require the incumbent to create a range of communications products (e.g. newsletters, social media, web content, radio messaging) that brings about an improved flow of two-way information and ideas between Council, the communities and Ngaanyatjarra people.

The ability to develop and sustain positive relationships with Ngaanyatjarra people, the board of Council and the management team will be critical, along with effective planning. The incumbent will be required to regularly travel to the Ngaanyatjarra communities with a brief to share information, increase participation in council meetings and to identify the concerns of Ngaanyatjarra residents.

The incumbent will also be expected to create opportunities that allow young people to share information and discuss matters relating specifically to young people.

Contact person and how to apply: 

For detailed information about the role please refer to the job description. Applications must be received by close of business on 31 August 2015 and should be addressed to:

Linda Robertson
Human Resources Manager
Ngaanyatjarra Council
PO Box 644
Alice Springs

Ph: 08 8950 1719
Fax: 08 8953 1892
Mobile: 0438 528 070

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