Communications Officer

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Job Reference:
External Vacancy – Open to Everyone
Business Unit:
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide, CBD
Salary Range:
$63,681 - $67,868
Up to 1 year
Closing Date:
04 Jun 2021

Role Highlights

  • Vibrant city location
  • Hands on role in Adelaide's visual arts landscape
  • Your chance to make an impact

Role Details

Support the Communications Manager with the coordination of media events, media familiarisations, on-site journalists, photographer and film crew visits for AGSA’s exhibition, events and programs, including its three flagship programs: Tarnanthi, AGSA’s Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, Ramsay Art Prize and Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art as well as major ticketed exhibitions. Collate content and production of AGSA’s media collateral including digital content creation, media releases, media kits, images and online media portals.Plan and implement publicity campaigns for AGSA exhibitions, events and programs Coordinate the media monitoring service including distribution of coverage and preparation of written reports as required. Coordinate booking and briefing external photographers engaged to photograph AGSA events, liaising with staff to determine requirements Coordinate AGSA’s process for accepting, approving and filing event photography and related permissions, working closely with Image Services staff Attend key AGSA’s events including Tarnanthi, Ramsay Art Prize and the Adelaide Biennial to assist with external photography; being a point of contact for the photographer and event participants and ensuring requirements of the brief are met. With direction from the Communications Manager, attend key AGSA events to share content via digital platforms across AGSA’s digital channels and support strategy for maximum impact. Support marketing activities for the Gallery Store including website updates, e-marketing, social media, promotions. Other AGSA’s activities and support as required.

Special Conditions

The Incumbent will be required to participate in the department's Performance Management Program.
The Incumbent may be assigned to another position at this remuneration level or equivalent.
This is a full-time role with some out of hours work required.
Some interstate travel involving overnight absences will be required.
Compliance with Government legislation, Code of Ethics for the SA Public Sector, DPC policies and procedures, including ethical / accountable resources and information management, WHS and injury management, risk management, and the access / equity /diversity strategies of the public sector.
The incumbent will be required to maintain a safe working environment by adopting appropriate hazard management practices consistent with the role.
The incumbent will be expected to uphold the ethical behaviour and professional integrity standards as contained in the Public Sector Act SA 2009.
The incumbent will be required to comply with the Australia Council Protocols for producing Indigenous Australian Visual Arts, the Indigenous Art Code, United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Compliance with the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA) and Children’s Protection Regulations 2010. Engagement in this role may be subject to a satisfactory Department for Human Services Working with Children Check.
This role requires a National Criminal History check.

For more information please see the role description:

About the Department

The Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) drives the Premier’s priorities in South Australia. Our staff enjoy working with colleagues who value integrity, knowledge and intellectual capability. They are committed to providing professional advice and services, and more importantly, don’t see what they do as “just a job”.

About the Business

The Communications Officer will work with the Art Gallery’s Communications and Marketing teams to support the promotion of key programs and events through editorial opportunities and digital media platforms, communicating and sharing AGSA’s rich content.

Contact Us

Enquiries to Lindsay Ferris, Communications Manager
8207 7156
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.